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Delbert Belton's Sister On His Beating Death: 'It Just Makes Me Very Angry'

It's been a nightmare of a week for 78-year-old Alberta Tosh, after her older brother, Delbert Belton, 88, died after being brutally attacked while sitting in his car. But now that a second arrest has been made in the case, it helps.

"I had prayed already that morning that they'd find him, and they did," Tosh told KHQ's Kelsey Watts, on the arrest of Kenan Adams-Kinard, 16.

The second suspect, Demetruis Glenn, 16, turned himself in on Friday. Both are facing charges of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the very high-profile case.

"I've tried not to cry, and I try to keep busy so I don't remember," Tosh added, holding her brother's obituary in her hand.

Belton was one of 10 children, and survived Okinawa while serving in the army in WWII. Tosh says she's very angry his life ended in just a violent way.

"They should be put behind bars for the rest of their life, because you know, he didn't ask for this," she said. "He came out of the war, he was shell-shocked but he came out alive."

Tosh is one of Belton's three surviving siblings, all of whom are preparing for his services to be held this Thursday at noon at Greenwood Cemetery and Friday at 2pm at North Hills Christian Church. Both are open to the public.

"I love him very much, and I'll see him one day," she added.

 

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