Navy Seal Chris Kyle buried in Austin Today
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2/12/2013

  AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The funeral procession for slain former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle has ended its 200-mile journey at the cemetery in Austin where the best-selling author is being buried.

About 200 motorcycles, motor coaches, police cruisers and other vehicles made the trip Tuesday from Midlothian. That's the small town 25 miles southwest of Dallas where the 38-year-old Kyle lived with his family.

A white hearse carried Kyle's flag-draped coffin to the Texas State Cemetery.

Kyle was considered the deadliest sniper in the history of the U.S. military. His book "American Sniper" recounted his efforts in the war on terror and in Iraq.

Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield were shot multiple times at a remote shooting range Feb. 2. A man has been charged in their deaths.


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