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Name released of teen arrested in WWII veteran beating death

KREM.com [1]
August 23, 2013

Spokane police have arrested one suspect, a juvenile male, in connection with the beating death of an 88 year old man earlier this week outside Eagles Ice-A-Rena.

Due to the severity of the crime, KREM 2 News is releasing the name of the juvenile arrested. Sources say Demetrius Glenn is in custody.

Glenn was booked on 1st Degree Robbery and 1st Degree Murder charges.

WATCH: Victim in N. Spokane assault allegedly beaten with flashlights [2]

Thursday, security photos were released by officials showing two suspects in Wednesday’s deadly beating of 88-year-old Delbert Belton.

Witnesses described the suspects as 16 to 18-year-old African American males of average build, according to authorities.  The identity of the suspect arrested Friday had not been released.

WATCH: Delbert Belton’s nephew speaks to KREM 2 News [3]

The victim, Delbert “Shorty” Belton, had been taken to the Intensive Care Unit after the assault at the Eagles Ice-A-Rena at Francis near Lidgerwood around 8:15 p.m. Officials said they found him with serious head injuries. He died Thursday morning at a local hospital. A memorial was placed outside the lodge of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Full story here.