Chris Kyle, the "sniper infallible" of Americans (special forces of the Navy), author of the bestseller, was killed on Saturday afternoon with another man in a shooting in Texas. The 38 year-old former U.S. Army sniper, "the legend" by his fellow men, the "Devil of Ramadi 'to his enemies, had argued in his controversial autobiography that he had eliminated more than 250 insurgents in Iraq. At the moment it is not clear why the gesture. According to the American media the alleged murderer, a young former Marine, would already under arrest.
REASON – Theatre of the crime, reports the Dallas Morning News, is a shooting range at Rough Creek Lodge in the state of Texas. As confirmed by the sheriff of the county of Erath, for the double murder, which at the moment can not find an explanation, was arrested on 25-year old Eddie Routh 110 kilometers from the scene of the crime. Apparently the soldier suffered from post-traumatic stress. The second victim was identified in Chad Littlefield, 35, of Midlothian. However, investigators still digging on the motive.
KILLER – Chris Kyle had enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1999, then entered the elite corps of Navy SEALs (an acronym meaning "sea, air and earth"), and was trained as a sniper, a "sniper relentless" the role that would later become famous all over the world. He had fought in Iraq until 2009, after retiring from the service he founded a security company. He was married and had two children. In his autobiography released last year told the companies that led him to become the "sniper" American who has killed more enemies in war, with 160 victims certified by the Pentagon and over 250 self-certified. The first person to fall under its fire was a woman, had told in the book, called "a glimpse into the inner life of a trained killer," but also "a document on the modern war of U.S. troops." The blow most "legendary" shot him in Sadr City in 2008, hitting and killing an Iraqi armed with rocket launchers stationed along the road of a military convoy, nearly 2 km away. In the U.S., the volume has been the subject of discussion for months, some plutidecorato the soldier was considered a hero, to others a criminal. On his head insurgents in Ramadi had set a bounty of $ 20,000. Kyle had described his efforts in war zones: "The best moment of my life."