Published On: Mon, Oct 21st, 2013

Trial for Kenan Adams-Kinard, Demetrius Glenn in murder of Delbert Belton delayed until March 2014

The trial for Kenan Adams-Kinard and Demetrius Glenn, the two teens who murdered a senior WWII vet has been delayed.

On left, suspect Kenan Adams-Kinard. On right, suspect in custody Demetrius Glenn photos: Facebook/My Space

On left, suspect Kenan Adams-Kinard. On right, suspect in custody Demetrius Glenn photos: Facebook/My Space

Both teens, age 16, were set to go to trial on November 4th, but now the trial has been delayed until Martch 17, 2014 after a ruling at their pre-trial hearing.

The suspects in the beating and killing of Delbert Belton, a 89-year-old World War II Veteran, have different attorneys one pushed for a delay due to DNA evidence still not being available.

Glenn and Kinard have been charged with beating Belton to death with a flashlight after an attempted robbery went badly. Kinard hid with friends for a few days before police located and arrested the teen. The accomplices were not charged by authorities.

The flashlight was found by police and Glenn reportedly has an injury to his hand.

The tragic death made headlines as Belton lived a meager lifestyle and had survived the Battle of Okinawa.

 More on the Delbert Belton case – click here



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  1. Delbert Belton murder case delayed, for the fifth time, now until January - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] first delay, a year ago, pushed the case back to March, but this will actually be the fifth delay. In May, the […]

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