Stars Offer Their Condolences To Football Star Adrian Peterson Following Son's Death
October 12th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson lost his two-year-old son on Friday following an alleged assault.
Police arrested Joseph Robert Patterson, 27, who before the child's death was initially charged with aggravated assault and aggravated assault on an infant. Patterson is reportedly the boyfriend of Peterson's ex - the mother of the child.
Fans have since voice their condolonces and support on Twitter, including drummer Nathan Followill and actor Josh Duhamel.
The Kings of Leon rocker tweeted, "Sending thoughts and prayers to Adrian Peterson. Such a sad story."
The actor added, "I can't even imagine what @AdrianPeterson is going thru right now. My heart is with his family."
In response to the outreach, Peterson tweeted: "Thank you to my family, my fans and fans of other teams for their support." He added, "The NFL is a fraternity of brothers and I am thankful for the tweets, phone calls and text messages from my fellow players."
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