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Trial of Man Charged in Death of Adrian Peterson’s Son Winding Down
Trial of Man Charged in Death of Adrian Peterson’s Son Winding Down
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The defense has rested in the trial of a South Dakota man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Twenty-nine-year-old Joseph Patterson has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and other charges in the October 2013 death of Tyrese Robert Ruffin, who was the son of his girlfriend and Peterson...