Texas vs. Routh by the numbers



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ERATH COUNTY (February 3, 2015) — The Flash thought our readers might be interested in the upcoming the State of Texas vs. Eddie Routh trial by the numbers. So, we’ve gathered all the facts in numbers below:

1 – accused Eddie Ray Routh

2 – people Routh is charged with murdering (capital murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield)

6 – nominations earnd by the movie American Sniper for the 87th Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor


23 – hours a day Routh spends in solitary confinement

25 – extra Texas DPS troopers expected, in addition to Erath County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Stephenville Police Department officers who will be on hand to secure Routh, the courtroom, jury and everyone involved in the trial

37 – weeks the novel, American Sniper, was on top of the New York Times Best Seller List

105 –  weeks of working on the case for Erath County District Attorney Alan Nash, Erath County Investigators

160 – confirmed kills for Chris Kyle as a sniper for the United States Navy


731 – days Routh has spent in the Erath County Jail

800 – jurors summoned to the Erath County District Court for the trial

2,193 – meals Erath County taxpayers have paid for

17,123 – people living within the city limits of Stephenville

37,891 – people living in Erath County


1 million dollars – the estimated amount of money Erath County has budgeted for the trial

60 million dollars – the estimated cost of shooting the film American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood

316,242,000 – dollars grossed in the box office through Feb. 2 for the film American Sniper ($248,942,000 in North America and $67,300,000 in other territories)


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