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WW II vet's family says 'creeps' killed him in the worst way
mynorthwest.com ^ | August 25, 2013 | LINDA THOMAS

Posted on 08/25/2013 8:12:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

On August 19, Kenan Adams Kinard posted a picture of himself on his Facebook page wearing a patriotic red, white and blue bandana on his head.

Two days later, police say the 16-year-old Spokane boy took part in the deadly beating of a World War II veteran.

Delbert Belton, 88, who was shot in the leg during the pivotal battle of the Pacific campaign, was savagely beaten with flashlights in the parking lot of his regular bar in Spokane last Wednesday.

He died from serious head injuries the next day at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.

Spokane police arrested 16-year-old Demetrius Glenn, who's been charged with first degree robbery and first degree murder.

As for Kinard, Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives say they have probable cause to arrest him. They've been searching for him since the murder.

Kinard's own Facebook page has become a place for his friends to defend him, and others to post their disgust with what he's accused of doing.

Brandee writes, "You don't deserve to wear red white and blue, vet murderer!"

"You disgust me. You killed my grandpa the man I loved the man I looked up too," writes Cheyanne Campbell, "He was a good person inside and out."

"They saw a vulnerable old man and decided he was a good mark," writes Diana Hanson. "They knew they were beating the hell out of someone who once defended our (and their) country and who was utterly defenseless. That was cowardly and sickening. Now he is hiding from what he did. It won't go away or blow over. He needs to turn himself in and take what's coming to both of them."

A few friends support the teen saying he just "screwed up" or "made a bad choice."

Kinard has had a few run-ins with the law. The Spokesman Review reports he was convicted of third-degree theft and fourth-degree assault in June.

The other teen who surrendered to police has an extensive juvenile criminal history which includes malicious mischief, fourth-degree assault, driving without a license and riot with a deadly weapon charges.

The victim's family spoke out about Belton over the weekend, revealing graphic details about the elderly man's final moments.

Belton's daughter-in-law, Bobbie Belton, told KREM-TV that the suspects beat him to death with "great big heavy flashlights."

"The doctors said he was bleeding from all parts of his face," she says.

"He fought for this country," said Belton's sister, Alberta Tosh. "Then he comes home and a couple of creeps kill him in the worst way."

The veteran, also known affectionately as "Shorty," was wounded in the Battle of Okinawa. They say he was shot in the leg but heroically continued to fight.


TOPICS: US: Washington
KEYWORDS: congress; crime; delbertbelton; obama; shorty; teaparty

1 posted on 08/25/2013 8:12:55 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Kinard has had a few run-ins with the law.

Thirty run ins is probably few enough.

2 posted on 08/25/2013 8:17:12 PM PDT by sport
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Just screwed up...good grief. Everyone would be up in arms if a black was lynched this way and rightfully so. The black community and Muslims for that matter need to understand the road goes both ways. Else, they are no better.


3 posted on 08/25/2013 8:21:29 PM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I wonder if that’s why they’re playing Grand Torino this weekend.


4 posted on 08/25/2013 8:22:06 PM PDT by Mercat
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Everyone needs to note that the obombat and his pet race baiters have said nothing about these feral Americans committing murder. This is clearly a hate crime. By omission the main stream media is defending these animals and by ignoring this animalistic attack our president and the race baiters are condoning it.
I wonder if they can fake genuine surprise when actions and acts like this start a race war in this country? The blacks who aren't punks and criminals and who are good people should be leading the uproar about these attacks. In the end they will be lumped in with the bangers and punks who are committing these horrendous racial murders.
5 posted on 08/25/2013 8:23:27 PM PDT by oldenuff2no
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To: Tailgunner Joe
THESE SPLIBS NEED TO DIE A HORRIBLE, MISERABLE, GRUESOME DEATH!!!
6 posted on 08/25/2013 8:32:16 PM PDT by R AND R IN 2012
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To: oldenuff2no
I have noted that Obama is MIA over this and other murders committed by members of his tribe.

But to be fair, he is way to busy to comment on all of these murders. There are just too many.

7 posted on 08/25/2013 8:36:54 PM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
all that stuff on the thug's facebook page was an aberration. This wasn't racially motivated in the least. Carry on ....
8 posted on 08/25/2013 8:39:19 PM PDT by llevrok ("It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words....." - Geo. Orwell)
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To: oldenuff2no
The blacks who aren't punks and criminals and who are good people should be leading the uproar about these attacks.

It really bothers me that so few law-abiding blacks speak out about cases such as this. Their silence speaks volumes.

9 posted on 08/25/2013 8:40:21 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Has it been determined which US Army division he served with on Okinawa? Each division has an association, and they really care about this, in that because of the great military records fire, they may not even have a complete roster of their personnel, so cannot give them unit recognition.

Every veteran they identify helps them to find more veterans.


10 posted on 08/25/2013 8:41:05 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This sort of senseless violence is to be frowned upon.


11 posted on 08/25/2013 8:41:15 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Tupelo

Pls see post No. 12 for a pretty good listing of this week’s campaign against the ‘weeds (whitey)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058466/posts?page=1


12 posted on 08/25/2013 8:42:00 PM PDT by llevrok ("It's a beautiful thing, the destruction of words....." - Geo. Orwell)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
I fail to see a stupid looking thug wearing any likeness of old glory on his head or anywhere else as being the slightest bit "patriotic".

I find it disrespectful.

13 posted on 08/25/2013 8:42:52 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He died from serious head injuries the next day at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
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A very likely outcome of the attack on Zimmerman if he hadn’t defended himself.


15 posted on 08/25/2013 9:06:56 PM PDT by wintertime
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To: Fiji Hill
How 'bout we knock every single tooth out of Holder's mouth and see if he frowns upon that? If he still could, that is. Holder is a criminal, an enabler of thugs and terrorists. He wouldn't even make decent dog meat.
16 posted on 08/25/2013 9:24:57 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: Nea Wood
It really bothers me that so few law-abiding blacks speak out about cases such as this. Their silence speaks volumes.

I'm sure they will speak out, right after the "Moderate" Muslims do. Suuuuuurrrre

17 posted on 08/25/2013 9:29:32 PM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Nea Wood
It really bothers me that so few law-abiding blacks speak out about cases such as this. Their silence speaks volumes.

Reminds one of the "peaceful Muslims" who maintain silence when they witness the Islamist "lunatic fringe" stage their jihad attacks against innocent women and children, no? Kinda runs in the same mindset...

Regards,
GtG

18 posted on 08/25/2013 9:40:14 PM PDT by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: oldenuff2no

I would love to get on tv and say “ Al, Jessie, the next bunch of punks that kill an innocent white.....we’ll be coming after you. We’re going to castrate the both of yous, and then feed yous each others groins.”


19 posted on 08/25/2013 9:40:57 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Tupelo

Obama wants chaos, and a race war would fit the requirement.

What else can we expect?


20 posted on 08/25/2013 10:18:58 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITIZEN: BORN IN THE USA OFCITIZEN PARENTS)
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To: DonaldC

Oooops, I screwed up, darn it, I pulled the gallows lever and ooops, by accident, the trap door opened.

Gosh, the mechanism screwed up and the piece of filth murderer full through the opening and gee wizz, wouldn’t you know it, the rope I put around his neck tightened as a result of the fall.

screwed up again as his spine snapped, crack! Darn what a screw up I am - my name is Justice.


21 posted on 08/25/2013 10:38:30 PM PDT by Netz
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To: Fiji Hill

This sort of violence is frowned upon.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b00_1377453339


22 posted on 08/25/2013 10:58:20 PM PDT by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: Netz

Kinard has had a few run-ins with the law. The Spokesman Review reports he was convicted of third-degree theft and fourth-degree assault in June.

IT’S FREAK’N AUGUST....Why wasn’t this piece of dog SHITE in jail???

If I was related to the vet the prosecutor, the judge AND the defense attorney would all be getting blamed PUBLICLY and I would make sure that they NEVER advanced in their careers..... MAYBE something would happen to them that they wouldn’t like.

They have blood on their hands just like the black punk does.

I’m a ....Law Abiding Citizen... the law gets ONE CHANCE to handle it, after that............................


23 posted on 08/25/2013 11:47:38 PM PDT by Chainsawj (It has to start SOMEWHERE, It has to start SOMETIME......WHAT better place than HERE??? What better)
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To: Chainsawj

Lock & load?

There are thousands of repeat offenders on the streets. The courts make us live with them and hopefully no violent encounters will happen. This is the wrong way to think and run a society...


24 posted on 08/26/2013 12:07:19 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Tupelo

Say thank God he did not say that these two fine, upstanding members of the black community could have been his twin sons...


25 posted on 08/26/2013 12:14:01 AM PDT by Netz
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To: Pride in the USA

The second murderer has been identified, though the PD hasn’t found him yet. There’s a picture at the link.


26 posted on 08/26/2013 12:18:46 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: lonevoice

Helter Skelter?


27 posted on 08/26/2013 1:16:11 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Washington has capital punishment. Send the accused to Walla Walla for hanging.


28 posted on 08/26/2013 1:28:56 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Kinard has had a few run-ins with the law. The Spokesman Review reports he was convicted of third-degree theft and fourth-degree assault in June.

And yet the little thug is not in jail.

The self-proclaimed Black leadership in this country constantly whines that Blacks are more likely to be sent to jail.

Yet another lie.

29 posted on 08/26/2013 2:19:57 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: Nea Wood
The blacks who aren't punks and criminals and who are good people should be leading the uproar about these attacks. It really bothers me that so few law-abiding blacks speak out about cases such as this. Their silence speaks volumes

Much like the "good muslims" who never condemn terrorism.
A combination of fear and tacit approval perhaps.
30 posted on 08/26/2013 2:41:40 AM PDT by D1X1E
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To: Mercat

I love that film, my boys say Walt and I are similar in many ways.


31 posted on 08/26/2013 6:44:22 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Netz

I’m waiting for someone to go “Charles Bronson” on their a$$es.


32 posted on 08/26/2013 7:39:14 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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