WWII Vet Assaulted In N. Spokane Dies; Suspect Photos ReleasedPosted: Updated:
Spokane Police release surveillance photos of persons of interest in the homicide of an 88 year old man, occurring in N. Spokane last night. Anyone with information about either of the suspects is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.
On 08-21-13 around 8:15pm Spokane Police responded to Eagles Lodge, 6410 N Lidgerwood on a call of an assault. When officers responded they located a 88 year-old man in his car with serious injuries to his head. He was transported to the hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
Spokane Police are looking for two suspects in the incident. They are described by witnesses as young African American males of average build.
Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information to call Crime Check at 456-2233.Previous Coverage:
UPDATE: The man assaulted has been identified as 88-year-old Delbert Belton. He has two sisters that still live in Spokane. His friends say Delbert was a WWII Veteran and a former employee at Kaiser Aluminum in Spokane Valley.
SPOKANE, Wash. - The 88-year-old man who was assaulted Wednesday night outside of an ice arena at 6321 N. Addison has died.
Spokane Police are actively searching for two suspects described as black males between the ages of 16-19. Both were wearing dark clothing and one was wearing a do-rag.
They are both suspected in the killing of the elderly man which occurred around 8pm on Wednesday night.
>>>>Anyone with any information on either of the suspects is asked to contact Spokane police immediately.