Ex-NFL player Sergio Brown pleads not guilty to charges of mother's Maywood murder

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Ex-NFL player to enter plea to charges of mother's  murder
Former NFL Player Sergio Brown is expected to enter a plea to charges of murdering his mother, Myrtle Brown, in Maywood.

MAYWOOD, Ill. (WLS) -- Former NFL Player Sergio Brown pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday on charges of killing his mother.

The body of 73-year-old Myrtle Brown was found near her home by neighbors in Maywood back in September.

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Prosecutors said Brown was using his mother's credit card in Mexico in the days after her death.

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Brown played football at Proviso East High School before his collegiate career at Notre Dame and professionally with the Patriots, Jaguars, Colts and Bills.

He's next due in court Jan. 24.

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