Adrian Peterson's young son dies after assault

A 2-year-old boy who was reportedly the son of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson died Friday of injuries he suffered after allegedly being abused, police said. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, police said Joseph Robert Patterson, 27, has been charged with aggravated battery of an infant and aggravated assault. If convicted on the charges, both felonies, Patterson could face up to 40 years in prison and an $80,000 fine. Prosecutors are considering filing additional charges against Patterson in light of the boy's death, according to police. (CNN)

Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email


Recent ACC & NCAA News:

Kansas’ Cheick Diallo cleared to play on Dec. 1

Syracuse wins back 1 scholarship for each of next 4 years in NCAA appeal

The top 10 fight songs in college football

The 12 coaches rumored for every college football job opening ever

Texas coach Charlie Strong: 'I'm not going anywhere ... I'm here to stay'

© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.