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We're learning more about the veteran that shot and killed an Odessa-born Navy Seal.
Authorities say Eddie Ray Routh had been taken to a mental hospital twice in recent months.
Routh reportedly told authorities that he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.
He's now on suicide watch at the Erath County Jail.
On Tuesday, Routh refused a visit from his family and court appointed lawyer.
On Saturday, he allegedly shot and killed Chris Kyle and his friend at a shooting range in North Texas
Reports say that Kyle took troubled veterans to a shooting range to blow off steam.