Delbert Belton http://www.kplu.org en Spokane Honors Slain WWII Veteran at Memorial Service http://www.kplu.org/post/spokane-honors-slain-wwii-veteran-memorial-service <p>More than 300 people gathered in Spokane Thursday for the burial of World War II veteran Delbert Belton. The 88-year-old was robbed and beaten to death last week while he waited in his car.</p><p>Scores of veterans honored Delbert Belton at a cemetery in west Spokane. Friends and family remembered a man who loved to repair cars by day and go out dancing at night, and went by the nickname “Shorty.”</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:40:11 +0000 Jessica Robinson 9824 at http://www.kplu.org Spokane Honors Slain WWII Veteran at Memorial Service Two Teens Arrested, Charged in Beating Death of WWII Vet http://www.kplu.org/post/two-teens-arrested-charged-beating-death-wwii-vet <p>Police have arrested the second teenager accused of beating to death an 88-year-old World War II vet in Spokane.</p><p>The two 16-year-old boys have been charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree murder in the case that has attracted national attention.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:24:08 +0000 Jessica Robinson 9761 at http://www.kplu.org Two Teens Arrested, Charged in Beating Death of WWII Vet