WWII Veteran Senselessly Murdered

Published 08/23 2013 10:48AM

Updated 08/23 2013 10:51AM

(KHQ) A World War II veteran is dead after what police are describing as a "random assault" in Spokane, Washington.

Police say two teens assaulted 88-year-old Delbert Belton outside the Eagles Lodge in North Spokane Wednesday night around 8pm.

Belton was rushed to the hospital where he was placed in the intensive care unit, but later died.

Family and friends of Delbert Belton say he was "full of life" at 88-years-old.

Friends of Belton say he was wounded in WWII in Okinawa but survived.

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