Police in the Chicago suburb of Maywood say former NFL defensive back Sergio Brown is missing, and that they found his mother dead near a creek near her home.
The Maywood Police Department ruled the death of Myrtle Brown, 73, a homicide. The Chicago Tribune reports. According to the report, police say they issued a missing persons report on Saturday when family members said they were unable to locate Brown and his mother.
They have conducted a search to locate Myrtle Brown’s body, but Sergio’s whereabouts remain unknown. The Cook County Medical Examiner determined that Myrtle Brown sustained injuries during the assault, resulting in a homicide.
No further details about the situation have been reported, and police have not named a suspect in Myrtle Brown’s death.
Brown, 35, is a Maywood native who played in college at Notre Dame. He played seven seasons in the NFL starting in 2010 with the New England Patriots. He also played for the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars before concluding his career with the Buffalo Bills in 2016. He played in 94 NFL games including 15 starts.
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