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Delbert Belton, WWII Vet, Beaten To Death By Two Black Teens In Spokane – Suspect Photos Released

The Global Dispatch [1]
August 23, 2013

WWII veteran Delbert Belton survived being wounded in action during the Battle of Okinawa only to be beaten and left for dead by two teens at the Eagles Lodge in Spokane on Wednesday evening.

That’s the tagline at KXLY, reporting on the tragic death of Belton, age 89, who has died after the beating in the parking lot of the Eagles Lodge.

Initially Spokane police reported they are “are looking for two male suspects in the attack. They said the suspects are African Americans between 16 and 19 years old. One suspect was described as heavy set and wearing all black clothing. The other was described as being about 6 feet tall and 150 pounds. There was no description of whatclothing the second suspect was wearing other than a silk do-rag.”

The police have now released two photos from the video surveillance.

Full article here [1]