Odessa Born Navy Seal Laid to Rest

Odessa Born Navy Seal Laid to Rest

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

AUSTIN - Former Navy Seal Chris Kyle was laid to rest on Tuesday.

Mourners lined up along highways and overpasses as the funeral procession made its way from Dallas to Austin where Kyle was buried.

First responders and a Patriot Guard escort led a string of cars to the Texas State Cemetery.

Kyle was shot and killed earlier this month at a Texas gun range.

Police have charged Eddie Ray Routh, with the murder of Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.

Kyle completed four tours of duty in Iraq and wrote the best-selling book "American Sniper."

Kyle was born in Odessa and his family later moved to Dallas.