The jury heard closing arguments and began deliberating in the murder trial for the Sioux Falls man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son. Patterson has pleaded not guilty to 2nd degree murder, 1st degree manslaughter or aggravated battery of an infant in the death of Tyrese Ruffin back in October of 2013.
Rebuttal testimony is now over in the trial for Joseph Patterson, the man accused of murdering Adrian Peterson’s biological son. The jury spent Day 9 hearing testimony from doctors who refuted testimony given by previous medical professionals.
The trial for the Sioux Falls man accused of murdering Adrian Peterson’s son was in its eighth day when the defense rested Thursday. During that time, more than a dozen medical professionals testified. Some typically are paid a small fee and others thousands of dollars.
Defense Ophthalmologist Testifies Before Three Day Break
The defense rested in the trial for Joseph Patterson, the man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old child back in October of 2013. But first, Patterson’s attorneys called one last witness to testify Thursday morning before a three day break in the trial.
Defense Calls Only One Witness On Day 7
It was a short day in Day 7 of the trial for the man accused of killing Adrian Peterson’s biological son. The defense called only one witness Wednesday to testify about Joseph Patterson’s demeanor on the day Tyrese Ruffin was injured.
Dr. Roland Auer: Trauma Diagnosis Was 'Fast And Loose'
The defense is pulling internationally renowned medical experts to testify in the trial for the man accused of killing Adrian Peterson’s son back in October of 2013, and they’re telling a different story of how the 2-year-old may have died.
The prosecution rested and the defense called its first witness in Joseph Patterson’s murder trial in Canton Monday afternoon. Patterson is accused of 2nd degree murder in the death of Adrian Peterson’s son in October of 2013.
Testimony Unveils Daycare Provider's Less Than Perfect Past
For nearly a week, a jury of 12 women and 4 men have been listening to testimony in the trial for the man accused of murdering Adrian Peterson’s son. On Friday, the victim’s babysitter testified about what happened while the boy was in her care, before he stopped breathing for Joseph Patterson.
'Ty suffered from traumatic brain injury': Sanford Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Adela Casas-Melley.
Testimony from medical experts took over Day 2 of the Joseph Patterson murder trial in Lincoln County. Patterson is facing second degree murder, manslaughter and aggravated assault charges in the death of a 2-year-old boy, who was also the biological son of Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson.
Authorities say there’s been renewed interest in a South Dakota cold case thanks to some new technology from the FBI. Authorities hope a new 3D image will help them identify the victim after more than a decade.
Since 9/11, local governments have been coming up with plans to deal with mass fatalities. For the past two years, a committee has been working on a plan for Minnehaha County and the City of Sioux Falls that can be copied across the state.
Murder Trial Set For September
The man accused of killing Adrian Peterson’s biological son will sit in jail until his trial in September. A judge ordered that Joseph Patterson be held without bond.