The two-year-old son of Adrian Peterson and Ann Ashley Doohen Ty, has died from the injuries at a South Dakota hospital, after the man dating Ashley Doohen identified as Joseph “Joey” Patterson according to reports Patterson was the only person with the toddler when he was attacked on October 9th.
27-year-old Joseph Robert Patterson from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, graduated in 2004 from Kadoka High School, in 2005 graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Black Hills State University and from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in 2006 with a degree in Business Management; the following year he enrolled at Southeast Tech.
Patterson worked at Great Plains Life, in 2009 he began his job at Patterson Construction and at Organo Gold last Year.
Patterson who went to high school with the mother of his son Porter, who accused him with aggravated assault in 2012, the assault was dismissed by the prosecutor and Patterson was order to anger management training.
But this assault was not the first time Joey Patterson was served with a restraining order from a girl he went to high school with but in 2004 Patterson violate that order, sending his sorry to jail. He was arrested a second time in 2010 for eluding police officers.
Joseph Patterson recently moved in with Adrian Peterson’s baby mama at her place located on 6201 South Connie Avenue in Platinum Valley in South Sioux, SD the same place where Adrian’s infant son suffered an attack by the hands of Patterson.
According to Police reports when they found to the apartment they found the little Ty unconscious, Patterson who called 911 around 5:45 p.m told them that the boy was choking. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where it was clear the boy’s injuries were not accidental.
“As officers and first responders got there, they found child was unresponsive and he was taken to the hospital,” police spokesman Sam Clemens told USA TODAY Sports. “So they ended up calling police about that or letting them know. We had detectives talk to quite a few people to try to figure out what happened. What they ended up finding was that when the injuries happened there was one person with that child, and that person was Joseph Patterson.”
“The injuries they found were head injuries,” Clemens said. “It was obvious to medical staff that abuse had taken place and that those injuries weren’t accidental.”
It was said the infant suffered blows, that cause the child’s head to sustain impact with an object in a manner that causes bleeding or swelling on the brain. He was in critical condition and was not expected to survived, he didn’t show any activity on his brain ever since he was admitted at the hospital. Adrian Peterson and Ashley Doohen’s son Ty died on Friday, October 11h, 2013.
Joey Patterson was charged with aggravated assault on an infant he appeared in court Friday morning in Canton, S.D. His bond had been set at $750,000 in cash before the boy’s death. If found guilty he could face up to 40 years in jail.
Adrian Peterson’s baby mama Ann Ashley Doohen, 29, was born on June 25, 1984 to Benita Doohen, 54, and Michael P. Doohen, 59. Ashley who media referred as a woman from Minneapolis but that she stated on her Facebook profile to be from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has two siblings; sister Nadine and brother Paul. Online records showed that Ashley Doohen works as a nurse others that she in retail. She graduated from Harrisburg High School and then attended at South Dakota State University. It unknown how or when she met Adrian Peterson, or how long they dated or if it was a just a one night thing, Ms. Doohen gave birth to her beautiful son Ty two years ago, her little angel became her whole world.