William Balfour Found Guilty in Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial
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In 2008, Jennifer Hudson‘s mother, older brother, and 7-year-old nephew were brutally murdered by William Balfour, the estranged husband of the American Idol alum’s sister, Julia. Nearly four years later, Jennifer and her family can finally start to heal from the pain of that day, as a jury found Balfour guilty of three counts of first-degree murder in a Chicago courtroom yesterday. According to E! Online:
“The singer, sitting with fiancé David Otunga, her sister, Julia Hudson, and other family members, sat silently as the verdict was read into the record.”
“At 2 p.m., Central Time, the judge received a note from the jury stating that they were split, but still trying to reach a decision.
Not long afterward, however, came the announcement that the verdict would be read at 4:30 p.m., and police began amassing in the hallway outside the courtroom.”
Not long after the verdicts were read, a statement from Jennifer and her sister was released, thanking God and everyone that pla
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