LIVERMORE — A man in custody ineligible for release on bond faces charges for murdering his father. Timothy P. Young, 26 of Livermore, was booked into county jail on January 8.
Young phoned 911 on January 4. He reported his father was dead at the family’s residence on Geneve Court. Neighbors also phoned police and reported hearing loud banging noises.
Responding officers found 62-year-old Edward Tsung Yung Young dead lying in a pool of blood. His body was cold to touch and had rigor mortis, according to a police probable cause statement.
Officers located the victim’s son suffering from stab wounds, believed to have been self-inflicted. The son was transported to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley to receive medical treatment.
When he was released from the hospital, Young was taken to the Livermore Police Department for questioning. He was later transported and booked into Santa Rita Jail.
Investigators learned from his mother that Young was acting erratically. His mother told police he brandished a knife and that he punched her twice on January 3. The mother left the residence to stay with a friend, but the father
remained at home with his son.
On the following day, the suspect’s brother attempted to phone his father, but was unable to reach him. About six minutes later, Livermore police received a call from the suspect who reported his father’s death.
The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office subsequently charged Young on January 11. His charges are murder and use of a deadly weapon. A plea hearing is scheduled for January 26.