Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son dies after assault

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson mourned the death of his young son Friday, while words of support poured in from all corners of the sports world.
Authorities said a 2-year-old boy died Friday of injuries suffered in a case of alleged child abuse South Dakota, and a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press the boy was Peterson’s son.
The state’s attorney for Lincoln County, Tom Wollman, confirmed the death of the child, who had been in critical condition in a hospital with severe head injuries since Wednesday. The boy died at 11:43 a.m. at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls after being removed from life support, Wollman said.

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Photo: Tom Dahlin/Getty Images

Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son dies after assault

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson mourned the death of his young son Friday, while words of support poured in from all corners of the sports world.

Authorities said a 2-year-old boy died Friday of injuries suffered in a case of alleged child abuse South Dakota, and a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press the boy was Peterson’s son.

The state’s attorney for Lincoln County, Tom Wollman, confirmed the death of the child, who had been in critical condition in a hospital with severe head injuries since Wednesday. The boy died at 11:43 a.m. at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls after being removed from life support, Wollman said.

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Photo: Tom Dahlin/Getty Images

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