Former NFL participant Sergio Brown, whose mom was discovered lifeless final month close to her suburban Chicago dwelling, has been taken in custody by authorities in reference to the demise, a regulation enforcement supply accustomed to the investigation informed CNN.
Brown, who had traveled to Mexico, was deported Tuesday and brought into custody by US regulation enforcement officers close to San Diego, the supply mentioned, based mostly on an arrest warrant issued in Illinois. Police in San Diego are working to switch Brown from Southern California to the Chicago space, the supply mentioned.
Mexican regulation enforcement officers have recognized Brown’s whereabouts since no less than September 19, the supply mentioned, and deported him after authorities in Illinois lastly obtained an arrest warrant pertaining to the demise of Brown’s mom.
Authorities found the physique of 73-year-old Myrtle Brown final month after kinfolk alerted police they’d been unable to search out or contact her or her son, the Maywood Police Division mentioned in a information launch.
The Cook dinner County Medical Examiner’s Workplace decided Myrtle Brown died from accidents associated to an assault, and the style of demise was dominated a murder, in response to spokesperson Natalia Derevyanny.
Sergio Brown, 35, performed for Notre Dame earlier than signing with the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He performed seven seasons within the NFL as a member of the Patriots, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Payments.