Second teen linked to WW2 vet’s murder takes plea deal
March 2, 2015 in City
The second of two teenagers linked to the 2013 beating death of World War II veteran Delbert “Shorty” Belton pleaded guilty this morning to murder.
Suspect in WWII vet’s slaying expected to take plea bargain
Jan. 5, 2015 in City
A plea bargain is in the works for at least one of the teenagers suspected in the 2013 beating death of World War II veteran Delbert “Shorty” Belton.
Doug Clark: If ‘Shorty’ Belton dealt crack, I’ll don a tutu
Aug. 29, 2013 in City on Page A5
So 88-year-old Delbert “Shorty” Belton was really a lowdown Spokane crack dealer. And not only that …
Shawn Vestal: WWII veteran’s death marred by hatemongers
Aug. 28, 2013 in City on Page A5
It should be overwhelmingly obvious, but let’s just get this onto the record: Spokane gives a damn about Delbert “Shorty” Belton.