As this outlet reported, Brown, 35, was arrested in Mexico City on October 7. He was deported to San Diego and transported to Maywood on Tuesday, where he was officially charged with first-degree murder and concealment of a dead body in connection to his mother’s death.
In his newest mug shot, the former New England Patriots safety coyly smiled at the camera, wearing a black jersey with the Steeler’s logo and NFL patch as clear as day.
“Sergio was not a member of the Steelers and has no affiliation in the past with the team,” Burt Lauten, the team’s public relations director, told RadarOnline.com on Wednesday after he reached out for comment about the mug.
Despite bouncing around to several teams during his six-year NFL career, Brown was never a Steelers player.
The University of Notre Dame starter was signed by the Patriots in 2010 before moving on to the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, and Buffalo Bills. Brown’s career ended in 2016 after his short-lived time on the Bills.
His 73-year-old mom, Myrtle Brown, was found dead in September, with her son being accused of killing her and dumping her body near an Illinois creek before going on a party binge in Mexico.