Tip claims Aryan Brotherhood threatened Delbert Belton murder suspects

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on November 19, 2013 at 7:03 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 19 at 7:21 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Court documents revealed jail staff alerted law enforcement of a possible hit the Aryan Brotherhood placed on the Delbert Belton murder suspects.


The suspects are two teenagers who are accused of beating World War II Veteran Belton, 88,  to death. Detectives claimed the boys punched and beat 88-year-old Belton for no reason outside of the Eagles Lodge on August 21.

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The information regarding the hit was revealed to a judge when jail staff expressed safety concerns for both Demetrius Glenn and Kenan Adams Kinard. Documents also said there was a confrontation between Glenn supporters and their staff after his first court appearance.

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A sergeant from the Spokane County Jail informed the judge that law enforcement received a tip the Aryan Brotherhood had threatened to kill the teenagers and had a "bounty out" for them.

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The boys are currently housed in the Spokane County juvenile facility Officials said that is the safest place for them.

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