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After being indicted on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child, Adrian Peterson turned himself over to the police in Houston early Saturday morning.

He was booked at approximately 1 a.m. and released once he posted $15,000 bond.

Here's a look at his unusually pleasant mug shot:

Adrian Peterson Mugshot

Peterson has been deactivated by the Minnesota Vikings for their game against the New England Patriots tomorrow.

He admitted to police that he whooped his four-year old son with a switch and that he later felt bad about the severity of the beating, especially because he accidentally struck the child in the testicles.

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We have an update on the Adrian Peterson indictment.

As previously reported, the star Minnesota Vikings running back was indicted this afternoon in Montgomery County on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child.

We can now confirm that the toddler Peterson is accused of abusing is his four-year old son, who was visiting him this summer and who got into an altercation with another one of Peterson’s sons over a video game.

(Peterson has at minimum five children with multiple women.)

Through his attorney, the All-Pro says the charges stem from him using a “switch to spank his son,” admitting to this being a disciplinary technique that he's employed and which was used on him as a child.

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted today for "reckless or negligent injury to a child." Both Peterson and his lawyer have declined to comment.

Peterson missed practice yesterday, but the Vikings say the absence was unrelated to the charges brought against him today. 

Peterson married Ashley Brown in July and has at least five children from previous relationships, though his exes and others have claimed that he's fathered as many as seven kids.

Adrian Peterson and Ashley Brown

One of Peterson's sons died last year after being beaten by his mother's boyfriend. Peterson found out that he was the boy's father just two months before his death.

The 29-year-old running back led the NFL in rushing in 2012, and very nearly broke the record for rushing yards in a single season.

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Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson is a married man.

The all-universe NFL running back recently tied the knot to girlfriend Ashley Brown, with whom he has been in a relationship, on and off, since his college days.

This quietly marks the first marriage for All Day, 29.

Adrian Peterson and Ashley Brown

The two were both wearing wedding rings at the Starkey Hearing Foundation gala in Minnesota over the weekend, sparking rumors that they got hitched.

Rumors that were soon confirmed by Brown herself. A local reporter asked Ashley for her last name at the event, and she replied, "Peterson."

The future Hall of Fame football player reportedly has six fathered children by various women, and according to TMZ, at least one of those is with Ashley.

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Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson's son was killed in 2013, allegedly by Joseph Robert Patterson - a boyfriend of the boy's mother.

Astonishingly, Patterson was freed on $750,000 bond while he awaited trial. That waiting period came to an end today, as Patterson was arrested for allegedly kidnapping the child's mother.

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Patterson had been under strict instructions not to contact Peterson or any family members of his son, Tyrese.

Patterson was apprehended in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Tuesday morning and is now being held without bail.

There is still no trial date set for Patterson's murder trial.

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The man who allegedly beat Minnesota Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son to death earlier this month has been charged with murder.

Joseph Patterson faces one count of second degree murder and two counts of first degree manslaughter, as well as aggravated battery of an infant.

He was also charged with felony child abuse in the death of the two-year-old.

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Patterson, who was dating the boy's mother, was supposed to be caring for the child while she was away. It's unclear why the alleged attack occurred.

Second degree murder carries a mandatory life sentence in South Dakota.

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Adrian Peterson's baby count continues to rise - publicly at least - after another woman came forward to say she has a son with the NFL star.

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Erica Syion, a former dancer who used to work at a gentlemen's club in Dallas, Tex., says she and the athlete have a four-year-old son together.

They met in Houston back in 2007, but their relationship has deteriorated in the past couple of years. The football star is involved in the child's life.

The two have a financial arrangement, in which Adrian Peterson gives Erica money to pay for the child's schooling, as well as living expenses.

In total, she says that Adrian has fathered (at least) seven children.

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Bobby Ruffin, the man who raised Adrian Peterson's son, says he is tired of all the media coverage and people feeling bad for the 2012 NFL MVP.

Adrian Peterson's son died Friday from severe injuries from an alleged beating. The boyfriend of the boy's mother has been arrested and charged.

The criminal suspect is Joey Patterson, not Bobby Ruffin.

While he doesn't blame Peterson, Ruffin notes that the football star didn't care about the boy because he met him for the first time at the hospital Thursday.

Peterson only learned he was the biological dad a few months ago. The child's mother had been under the impression that the father was Ruffin.

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Reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson only recently learned he was the father of a two-year-old boy in South Dakota, and met him for the first time Thursday.

This occurred while the child was on life support. He didn't recover. Adrian Peterson's son died Friday from injuries sustained in an alleged assault.

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Several months ago, the boy's mother had a paternity test done with an ex-boyfriend she believed to be the father, in an effort to collect child support.

When the DNA test came back negative, so she contacted the Minnesota Vikings star, with whom she had a sexual encounter several years ago.

Adrian Peterson didn't question the possibility he was the dad, but asked how he could help the situation and planned a trip to S.D. to meet the boy.

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Adrian Peterson's son has died following an assault, according to reports. Sioux Falls, S.D., police have confirmed that the 2-year-old child of the NFL star.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that the young boy was beaten by the boyfriend of his mother in South Dakota, suffering severe head injuries.

Earlier Friday, he was listed in critical condition.

Per the family's request, the state is holding the child's name, but the athlete's father, Nelson Peterson, confirmed he was Adrian Peterson's son.

"All I can say is, we are asking for prayers and respect for our family as we deal with this tragic situation," Nelson Peterson told a local newspaper.

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