When police got to the San Leandro, California, apartment of Bishop Teman L. Bostic Sr. on Friday morning, the pastor was found dead and his son, Isaiah Bostic, 21, was covered in blood.
“On behalf of the Bostic family, the Mt. Olive A.O. H. Church of God family, and the Apostolic Original Holy Church of God, [it is] with heavy hearts we announce the untimely passing of our father, and pastor, Bishop Teman L. Bostic Sr., on Friday, Feb. 12,” the preacher’s church announced in a haunting Facebook post
According to reports, police were called to the Bostic apartment at 5:30 a.m. on Friday, by a neighbor who reported screaming and someone “saying he did not want to die,” according to San Leandro police Lt. Robert McManus.
When police arrived, they found Isaiah Bostic covered in blood inside the apartment, Officers detained him and found the father’s body during a search of the house.
Bishop Bostic, 54, not only led the church, but also coached community basketball, formerly worked with the San Lorenzo Rotary Club and served on the board of directors of Crime Prevention Narcotics Drugs Educational Center in Menlo Park.