According to TMZ:
The boy was on life support since 5:30 PM Thursday … but his condition never improved … so family members made the decision to take the child off the ventilator.
Sources tell TMZ .. Adrian was informed about the situation before the news went public.
We’re told Peterson will be planning the funeral with other members of the boy’s family.
Patterson was initially arrested in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for assault and battery of an infant — and now, it’s almost certain the charges will be elevated to murder.
The details surrounding the beating are unclear — but cops say medical responders were called to the apartment where the child was living on Wednesday evening … and he was unresponsive when help arrived.