Sergio Brown, a former NFL player, is reportedly missing in the aftermath of his mother’s death from injuries relating to an assault.
According to reporting from CNN, Brown’s 73-year-old mother Myrtle was found near a creek behind her home on September 16. Relatives alerted the Maywood Police Department that they could not contact either Brown or his mother, and officers roped off a residential street in the Illinois city as they responded to the reports from the family.
The elder Brown’s neighbor, Carlos Cortez, told WBBM, a CNN affiliate, “Myrtle, she was an outstanding woman, and I’m hoping she’s in the right place and she’s with God. I never would’ve expected this in a million years.”
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that Brown died by homicide, and Cortez also told WBBM, “Her family came and knocked on the door and was looking for her cause they put out a police report because she was missing for 72 hours.”
In a Ring surveillance video, the police department discovered video evidence of the football player acting strangely. According to Cortez, “They see him taking out the trash, and they see him have a bonfire, where he burnt all her clothes.” ...