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Follow up on an earlier story: Police say Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son has died

Adrian PetersonAPThe 2-year-old son of Vikings running backAdrian Peterson has died.

Police in South Dakota confirmed to Chip Scoggins of the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the 2-year-old boy died, days after he was allegedly beaten by his mother’s boyfriend. Robert Joseph Patterson was arrested on charges of aggravated battery of an infant and aggravated assault, and the state’s attorney is now reviewing the matter for possible additional charges.

The names of the boy and his mother are being withheld, at the family’s request. Peterson briefly addressed reporters today and asked for privacy for his family.

Peterson, the NFL’s reigning Most Valuable Player, plans to play on Sunday.

The entire staff of Viking Update wishes to convey it’s most sincere heartfelt wishes to Adrian Peterson and his family.

 


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