Former NFL participant Sergio Brown is lacking, and his mom was discovered lifeless Saturday close to a creek in a Chicago suburb, in accordance with police.
Household of Brown and his mom, Myrtle, alerted police after they stated they’d been unable to seek out or contact both of them, the Maywood Police Division stated in a information launch.
“Maywood Police Officers initiated a lacking individual report and started making makes an attempt to find each people,” the information launch learn.
Authorities searched a large space and found Myrtle’s unresponsive physique close to a creek behind her residence, in accordance with the division.
The Cook dinner County Medical Examiner’s Workplace decided Myrtle, 73, died from a number of accidents associated to an assault, and the style of loss of life was murder, in accordance with data obtained by CNN affiliate WBBM.
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.
The investigation is ongoing, and Maywood police say anybody with info can contact an nameless tip line at 708-450-1787.
Dennis Diaz, the lead investigator on the case, didn’t reply to CNN’s request for added info.
CNN reached out to relations of Sergio and Myrtle Brown however didn’t instantly hear again.
Video from WBBM confirmed police tape cordoning off a residential road within the Chicago suburb as police responded.
“Myrtle, she was an excellent girl, and I’m hoping she’s in the appropriate place and she or he’s with God,” Carlos Cortez, Myrtle Brown’s next-door neighbor, advised WBBM. “Like I stated, I by no means would’ve anticipated this in 1,000,000 years.”