Delbert Belton murder investigators find suspect’s confession note

Delbert Belton murder investigators find suspect’s confession note

Delbert Belton murder investigators find suspect’s confession note

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on August 28, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Updated Wednesday, Aug 28 at 4:20 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Detectives recovered what appeared to be a hand written confession note when they arrested Kenan Adams-Kinard in the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran.

Adams-Kinard and Demetrius Glenn, both 16, await trial in connection with killing of Delbert Belton, who was found dead outside the Eagle’s Lodge parking lot last Wednesday.  Investigators think Belton was killed during a robbery attempt.

Adams-Kinard was arrested Monday.  Police said the confession note was found sitting on a bed at the residence where Adams-Kinard was found.

Court documents said the author of the note wrote "he was going to get a zip of crack" from Shorty.  The author also said they "socked" the victim three times.  In the note, the author admitted to being at the scene of the crime and contacting the victim, according to the court documents.  The note also described the attack as happening before the robbery.

Detectives said the signature on the note appeared to be that of Adams-Kinard.  Investigators were also searching the teen’s cell phones for texts, calls, and location pings.
 

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