Second suspect arrested in fatal beating of WWII vet

Second suspect arrested in fatal beating of WWII vet

Second suspect arrested in fatal beating of WWII vet

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by KREM.com

KING5.com

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 5:47 AM

Updated Monday, Aug 26 at 1:14 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Police have arrested 16-year-old Kenan Adams-Kinard less than a week after the alleged beating death of World War II veteran Delbert Belton.

Adams-Kinard is accused of killing 88-year-old Belton along with 16-year-old Demetrius Glenn. Police arrested him on First Degree Robbery and First Degree Murder warrants just after 3:00 a.m. Monday.

Authorities said Adams-Kinard was arrested in a basement apartment in Spokane without incident.

Police credited good investigative work and following up dozens of tips for the arrest of the suspect less than a week after the alleged fatal beating.

Police said they arrested several other people with Adams-Kinard for charges of rendering criminal assistance.

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