The man accused of brutally beating and killing 2-year-old Ty Ruffin faced the grand jury on Oct. 18. Joseph Patterson, who was allegedly caring for the toddler in Sioux Falls, South Dakota when he violently attacked him, was indicted on counts of second-degree murder and manslaughter.
Joseph Patterson, 27, was indicted on charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges following the tragic Oct. 11 death of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson‘s 2-year-old son, Tyrese Robert Ruffin. The boy spent two days in the hospital on life support after the sustaining brutal head injuries that would later claim his young life.
Before Adrian’s son tragically died on Oct. 11, Joseph Patterson was charged with aggravated battery of an infant and aggravated assault. But this is NOT the first time he has furiously injured a small child and faced domestic violence charges.
Adrian Peterson’s two-year-old son tragically passed away on Oct. 11 after sustaining horrific head injuries from a brutal beating two days earlier. But what may be the saddest part about this awful story is that Joseph Patterson, the child’s mother’s boyfriend and alleged attacker, probably should’ve never been allowed to be alone with the little boy. He has a serious history of domestic violence and has beaten his ex-girlfriend’s three-year-old so badly that he was covered in welts.
So sad! The Minnesota Vikings running back’s son passed away at a Sioux Falls, South Dakota hospital on Oct. 11 having been on life support, in critical condition, since the night of Oct. 9.
Adrian Peterson‘s 2-year-old son passed away on Oct. 11 after sustaining horrific head injuries on Oct. 9 when he was brutally beaten allegedly by the man reported to be his mother’s boyfriend, Joseph Robert Patterson.
So terrible! The Minnesota Vikings running back’s 2-year-old son is in critical condition at a Sioux Falls, South Dakota hospital after being attacked on the night of Oct. 9. HollywoodLife.com spoke to police about the incident. Get all the breaking details here.
Adrian Peterson‘s 2-year-old son, was seriously beaten allegedly by suspect Joseph Robert Patterson, 27, who is reportedly dating the little boy’s mother. Joseph was watching the boy on the night of the incident. The toddler remains in critical condition at a Sioux Falls hospital.