Ex-NFL player Brown, charged with killing mother, has been denied release

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Sergio Brown speaks during an NFL event for kids in July 2015 in south London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

MAYWOOD, Ill. (AP) — Former NFL player Sergio Brown, charged with killing his mother, bought a one-way ticket to Cancun, Mexico, after being the last person seen with the woman before her slaying last month, a prosecutor said Wednesday.