The beating death of a decorated World War II veteran took a bizarre twist today in court. Prosecutors said one of the two suspects has suggested that the victim, 88-year-old Delbert Belton, was selling them crack cocaine but shorted them. Authorities won’t say whether they’ve found anything that would support the shocking claims by 16-year-old Kenan Adams-Kinard, who is being held in lieu of $3 million bond on charges of first-degree robbery and first-degree murder in connection with last week’s confrontation. But the victim’s family described it as ridiculous.
I feel terrible for the victim´s family. Not only do they have to endure his death, but they´ll have to endure a ridiculous attempt to smear his name. I liked it better when the guilty were hanged by noontime the next day.
it´s a rather primitive trick more frequently encountered in moslem countries. when they get caught stealing they blame the victim for trying to steal it.
in islam, actual evidence of theft is always treated more lightly than the unsubstantiated accusation of theft.
The assumption is that nobody ever witnesses the initial act ~ the actual theft ~ but they do stick around for the follow up accusation so it´s better to be the first guy to blame the victim than to let him get the drop on you by blaming you.
The "drug deal gone bad" is the new old BS defense tactic for violent black in white crime. Ya see these youths are just trying to support their families by buying or supplying white junkies with their fix. If the honkeys don´t pay up, they get shot or beaten to death. Don´t forget the, like every vice, the proliferation of drugs in black neighbor hoods is all whiteys fault.
#4, it is kind of like how things are getting here now with cops. The first person to call the cop doesn´t go to jail. The other does...no matter what. So, everybody calls the cops and wants to be the first to do so... Stupidity and corruption have taken over our country.
Anyway, I really doubt this man was supplementing his social security by selling crack. Even so, if he did and shorted them, it doesn´t warrant beating someone to death. All they would have had to do is take the money from him without even touching him. Geez! No, this was a racial attack (thanks to the racist lefties, media and Democrats!)
Adams-Kinard was on the run for several days before the cops caught up with him. I´d say he had sufficient time to be thoroughly coached in this story, and I would not be surprised to learn he was coached by a defense lawyer. Frankly, he just ain´t smart enough to think something like this up on his own.
This is like the defense lawyer in Brunswick, Georgia defending Elkins by saying it was the mother who shot the 13 month old baby between the eyes for the insurance money.
There is nothing so low that a defense attorney will not stoop to.
I am disgusted by the attempt to drag a dead man, who lived a clean and decent life, through the mud to drum up some sort of defense. I am just sorry these little jerks aren´t adults and can´t receive the death penalty. Maybe a few Bubbas will show them what for when they get to prison. I am a Christian and it makes me sick to feel such hatred towards fellow human beings.
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