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Man charged with killing NFL star Adrian Peterson’s son arrested AGAIN
The man suspected of killing the two-year-old biological son of NFL star Adrian Peterson has been arrested for kidnapping and assaulting the child’s mother.
Joseph Robert Patterson, released last year on bail and the condition he remain away from Ann ‘Ashley’ Doohen,’is now in custody for kidnapping and assaulting her, sources told TMZ.
Patterson, 27, was the live-in boyfriend Doohen prior to Tyrese Ruffin’s death, he is due in court Wednesday afternoon on two charges of aggravated assault, a single charge of kidnapping and of burglary, the site reported.
Patterson was the only one at her apartment with Tyrese the day he was brutally beaten, and he was later charged with aggravated assault and aggravated battery.
Those charges were increased to include second-degree murder and manslaughter following Tyrese’s death at a hospital two days later.
Patterson’s attorney confirmed that he has been released- in spite of his prior domestic violence convictions- and said that there are no conditions or restrictions attached to his bail bond.
Tim Rensch, the attorney, said that his client will remain in the area in order to defend himself against the charges.
Patterson’s father has spoken out about his son’s well-being and his condition when he was in jail, saying that he was growing frustrated with the accusations against him.