Criminal Law

Missing Former NFL Player Sergio Brown Arrested, Faces Murder Charge in the Death of His Mother

Former NFL player Sergio Brown was arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of his 73-year-old mother, his family and police confirmed.

San Diego police took Brown, a former safety with the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts, into custody after a warrant was issued for first-degree murder, and he awaits extradition to Illinois to face charges, Maywood, Illinois, police said in a statement.

Brown was missing for nearly a month after the body of his mother, Myrtle Jean Simmons-Brown, was found Sept. 16 near a creek behind her home in the Chicago suburb of Maywood with “multiple injuries due to assault,,” the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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