Former NFL Star Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Mother

  • On Wednesday, former NFL player Sergio Brown entered a plea of not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and concealing a homicide in connection with the September death of his mother.
  • The body of 73-year-old Myrtle Brown, Sergio Brown’s mother, was found on September 16 near a creek in Maywood, located approximately 12 miles west of Chicago. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office determined that the woman succumbed to blunt force trauma, concluding that she had been assaulted, and officially classified her death as a homicide.
  • At the time of the incident, both Sergio Brown, 35, and his mother were residing together in Maywood.