BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (January 18, 2018 4:05 p.m.): Edward Pull, the man who allegedly assaulted his mother and father leading to the death of his father, was back in court Thursday, Jan. 18th.
Pull had a competency hearing and the judge found him competent to stand trial.
He is expected back in court on Jan. 29th.
UPDATE (December 19, 2017 11:45 a.m.): The Kern County Coroner's Office said Edward William Pull, the man who was allegedly assaulted by his son died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen and the manner of death is homicide.
Edward William Pull was 67 years old and was taken to Kern Medical on December 10 with a gunshot wound to his abdomen and a gunshot wound to his leg.
He died at Kern Medical on December 18th.
His son, also named Edward Pull, is expected back in court on January 18, 2018.
UPDATE (December 19, 2017 11:45 a.m.): Edward William Pull, the man who was allegedly assaulted by his son and died due to his injuries was 67-years-old, according to the coroner's release.
Pull died at Kern Medical where he was being treated for his injuries, according to the release.
A postmortem examination will be done at a later time.
UPDATE (December 19, 2017 9:10 a.m.): One of the victims allegedly assaulted by his son Edward Pull, has died due to his injuries, according to Bakersfield Police Department.
Edward W. Pull, the father of Edward Pull, died on Dec. 18th while at the hospital.
The investigation is still ongoing, according to BPD.
The man who was arrested earlier this week after allegedly assaulting his parents and holding them against their will in a southwest Bakersfield home appeared in court on Wednesday.