Details are still limited at this point, as both Adrian Peterson and the child's aunt have asked for privacy during this difficult time. But yesterday night, we learned the toddler's name is Ty.
The child was on life support after being allegedly abused by Patterson, before passing away at Sandford's Castle of Care yesterday afternoon. Police say Patterson was alone with the boy at a southwest Sioux Falls apartment when the assault happened. Ty lived in Sioux Falls with his mother, and the community held a candlelight vigil in the child's honor last night.