Adrian Peterson’s Son Has Died

Sep 22, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) rushes for 4 yards against the Cleveland Browns in the fourth quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Browns win 31-27. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson’s son has died today, according to police. That is sad, sad news to hear and my prayers and condolences are with him and the family.

This makes me sick to my stomach.

If you were unaware of the situation, Peterson’s son was in critical condition after the child’s mother’s boyfriend had allegedly beat the son and caused head injuries to the child.

Here is a little bit from the report earlier today from TMZ:

Officials tell us they’ve arrested the suspect, 27-year-old Joseph Patterson … who’s been charged with aggravated felony assault and battery of an infant.

According to law enforcement, emergency responders arrived to the apartment where Peterson’s son was living at 5:46 PM on Wednesday … and found the child unresponsive.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital and medical experts determined the injuries were consistent with abuse.

Law enforcement sources tell us … the child suffered severe head injuries.

Sad, sad news! Prayers.

Topics: Minnesota Vikings

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  • 619chargers4life

    Absolutely heartbreaking .

    • JettieG

      Crying for Mr Peterson and his family. My heartfelt condolences.

  • arnie

    I hope the one did it goes to prison for a long, long, long time. I can only pray for the families that are affected by his loss.

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