Former NFL Safety, Sergio Brown, Reported Missing After 73-Year-Old Mother, Myrtle Brown, Found Dead in Chicago Suburb

Former NFL player Sergio Brown is missing, and his mother, Myrtle Brown, was found dead in their Maywood home. Family members became worried when they couldn’t reach Sergio or Myrtle, which was unusual for them.

Sheila Simmons, Myrtle’s sister and Sergio’s aunt, received a call early Saturday informing her of their disappearance. When she visited their home, it felt odd, and the police later found Myrtle’s body near a creek behind the house, her death ruled a homicide.

Sergio Brown, 35, remains missing, and his role in this case is unclear. Sergio had a successful NFL career, playing for the Patriots, Colts, Bills, and Jaguars over seven seasons. He was primarily a defensive back, retiring with 144 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 10 passes defensed, 4 fumble recoveries, and 1 interception.

The Maywood Police Department seeks the community’s assistance in locating Sergio. Anyone with information should contact Maywood Police Investigations at 708-368-4131 or the anonymous tip line at 708-450-1787.