Teen Arrested in Beating Death of 88-Year-old WWII Vet

Appears to have been a random attack


A juvenile has been arrested by Spokane police in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran this week, police said Friday.

The male suspect has been charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree murder.

The man—Delbert Belton—was brutally beaten and left for dead by two teens outside a lounge in Spokane, Washington, where he loved to go play pool.