SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The household of 21-year-old Chris Liang is talking out days after Liang’s dying.
The USF senior’s physique was discovered Saturday by California Highway Patrol.
His physique was discovered inside a Tesla that police say was overturned on the backside of a cliff close to Interstate 5.
KRON 4 spoke to Liang’s brother.
St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco is the place a memorial will likely be held tomorrow.
Chris’s brother began a GoFundMe to assist pay for tomorrow’s service and to fly his dad and mom right here from China.
Family and buddies are equally heartbroken about how the seek for the 21-year-old ended.
Looking again on their childhood collectively, Jerry Liang remembers a difficult upbringing for him and Chris Liang, however he says it didn’t cease his brother from being himself.
“He was unafraid to share his truth and his love with the world, whole heartedly and unapologetically,” Jerry Liang stated.
That’s why Chris wished to take a highway journey from San Francisco to Irvine, based on Jerry.
When he didn’t make it to his vacation spot, that’s when the fear set in.
Jerry organized search events and unfold the phrase via a web-based marketing campaign referred to as ‘Find Chris Liang.’
They had been unable to make a lot progress with police, who had loads of floor to cowl between the 2 cities.
“I was really just focused on the concerning aspects of the trip because the police were not picking up. The police said that Chris had the right to disappear even though I kept telling them that something must of happened to him,” Jerry stated.
Saturday night that concern grew to become actuality, when Chris’s physique was discovered inside his rented Tesla in Fresno County.
While Jerry waits for solutions from police about how the crash occurred, he’s occupied with how he could make a distinction.
Like many, Chris struggled along with his psychological well being, and Jerry has discovered himself eager to get extra concerned with advocacy work.
“Having my brother pass away tells me that I don’t have time to not really dial in on that mission,” Jerry Liang stated.
He doesn’t need his brother’s legacy to be about inadequate self-help, however he does need others to grasp how necessary is to handle their very own psychological well being.