Doublelift’s brother arrested for murder

By Yue Lynn on Apr 2, 2018

Image Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department
Image Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department

On March 31st 2018, the older brother of Team Liquid AD carry Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng was arrested for murder in Orange County, California. As reported by ESPN, Orange County Sheriff’s Department had issued out a statement stating that Yihong Peng will be “charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed to death their mother and severely injured their father”, wherein the father is expected to survive.

A report by Daily Mail mentioned that a “neighbour said the couple had gone round to their son's home to comfort him after he broke up with his long-term girlfriend.” However, police is still actively investigating the motive behind the crime.

After this news had broke out, Doublelift issued out his personal statement:

Team Liquid also tweeted out their statement in regards to the incident:

Team SoloMid also tweeted out their support:

Doublelift is a 24-year-old popular League of Legends player who was in the spotlight recently after being named as the player of the series by helping Team Liquid beat Echo Fox. This victory helped them clinch a place in the North American League Championship Series Spring Split Final. This is also the first time Team Liquid has reached the league final where they will face 100 Thieves.

According to Inven Global, Doublelift is “still planning to attend and perform at the playoff finals”, which will be held in Miami, April 8th 2018.

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