30-year-old Yihong Peng allegedly stabbed his mother to death and injured his father. Here is everything you need to know about the case.
Currently, Team Liquid AD carry Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng and his family are mourning the death of their mother. On Saturday (March 31), Yiliang’s older brother, Yihong was arrested in Orange County, California after he allegedly killed his mother, Wei Ping Shen, 59, and severely injured their father, Goujun Peng.
Yihong allegedly attacked them in the family’s San Juan Capistrano, California house.
Authorities were informed after a neighbor saw him holding a knife in the street. When police arrived, they discovered Shen’s body, and took a gravely wounded Goujun to the hospital. Yihong was standing with a bloody knife in the 27,400 block of Ortega Highway, east of San Juan Capistrano.
Yihong tried to run away but was caught and taken into custody. He was taken into the Orange County Jail and held on $1.0 million bail. He is set to appear in court on Monday (April 2) and authorities are currently investigating the incident.
At this time, Yihong is charged with one count of murder. His father is in the hospital but is expected to make a full recovery.
Yihong’s brother, Yiliang released a statement that read: “This weekend I received some terrible news. My older brother attacked both of my parents with a knife. As a result of this attack, my mom passed away and my dad was seriously hurt and is now recovering in hospital.”
His statement explained that he is still digesting the news and will be checking up on his father and younger brother “to make sure they’re ok and the proper arrangements are being made.”
Yiliang also said that he won’t be active on social media for quite some time, and hopes that his fans will continue to support his decision.
Orange County Sheriff Department’s Homicide Unit asked anyone who may have information about the attack to contact them at (714) 647-7055.