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Adrian Peterson

Man Accused of Killing Son

Arrested for Kidnapping Child's Mom

6/25/2014 11:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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The man suspected of killing Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son last year has been ARRESTED -- after officials say he kidnapped the child's mother and attacked her.

The suspect is 28-year-old Joseph Robert Patterson -- who was charged with murder and child abuse for allegedly beating Peterson's son Tyrese to death in October 2013.

Patterson had been free on the murder charge on $750k bond -- and was under instructions to NOT contact the child's mother or anyone else in the family.

But Patterson apparently ignored the instructions -- and kidnapped the child's mother. Cops in Sioux Falls, South Dakota say they responded to a call early Tuesday morning.

Patterson was apprehended -- and has since been charged with kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault, interference with emergency communications and third-degree burglary.

He's due in court later today.

update_graphic_red_barThe judge set bond for Patterson at a million dollars cash. During the hearing, the Minnehaha County state's attorney said that Patterson knocked the victim unconscious and held her captive for more than an hour. He added that the victim had visible injuries on her neck.   For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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46.

Steve    

How is that human turd not in jail?

85 days ago
47.

boo boo    

Bail again? This judge should be charged with aiding a violent criminal.

85 days ago
48.

CyndiChainsaW    

What idiot moron allowed him out on bail in the first place??????

85 days ago
49.

Thaddeus Borrata    

We should kill one of his children & see how he likes it! An eye for an eye!!

85 days ago
50.

BE    

I though he was in jail all of this time. SMDH!!

85 days ago
51.

The world is disgusting    

STOP trying to give sympathy to a sperm donor, like. He chose football practice over being at his son's side while he was dying because he knew he was no father!! Foook AP.

85 days ago
52.

Msvlicious    

This Fool CRAZY!!!!

85 days ago
53.

Loan Shark    

wait.... so they are still allowing bail for this thug? And who the hell paid his $750k bail last time?

85 days ago
54.

bkblueknight    

hes already killed a child. hes now kidnapped his ex which shows that he is basically a ticking time bomb. and the judge gave him bail again?

if he kills that woman, the blood is on this judges hands

85 days ago
55.

cristiana    

what crazy judge would grant bail to a child murderer? idiot!

85 days ago
56.

liz    

The only one i feel sorry for is the 2 year old...

85 days ago
57.

Bambi    

Fry the jerk.

85 days ago
58.

gegeok    

This devil..should be...under..the earth...

85 days ago
59.

Rigby    

Try him in texas....lol yay death penalty

84 days ago
60.

Jabroni    

So he murders a child.. Bail. Kidnaps that child's mother.. Bail. What would this guy have to do to get remand?!

84 days ago
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