Joseph Patterson, the man that allegedly killed the son of Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson has formally been charged with 2nd degree murder.
The man who allegedly beat Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old son to death was just charged with second degree murder … TMZ has learned.
Joseph Patterson was charged with second degree murder and 2 counts of first degree manslaughter, as well as aggravated battery of an infant. He was also charged with felony child abuse.-TMZ via BlackSportsOnline.com
If convicted the 2nd degree murder charge carries a mandatory life sentence, but in my opinion, for the killer of an infant no punishment is harsh enough.