Second suspect arrested in death of WWII veteran

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub says authorities believe they have arrested everyone involved in the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran last week.
   
A second teen suspect was arrested without incident early Monday morning in a Spokane home. The first suspect turned himself in last week.
   
Both suspects are 16-years-old.
   
Straub said Monday morning that police believe they have in custody everyone involved in the robbery and beating death of Delbert Belton last Wednesday night.
   
The death of the veteran who was wounded in the battle for Okinawa has drawn nationwide attention and sparked outrage on social media.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Spokane, Wash., police say they have arrested a second teenage suspect in the fatal beating of an 88-year-old World War II veteran.
   
The victim, Delbert Belton, was attacked and robbed in the parking lot of an Eagles Lodge in North Spokane last Wednesday night. One of the teens surrendered to authorities Thursday night, and he was being held on charges of robbery and first-degree murder. His identity has not been released because he is a juvenile.
   
Police say they arrested the second suspect, a 16-year-old, in a basement apartment in Spokane just after 3 a.m. Monday. The Associated Press is withholding his name because of his age.
   
Several other people with him were arrested for investigation of rendering criminal assistance.

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