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Jennifer Hudson William Balfour

Family murdered

24 Oct, 2008

Hudson learns that her sister’s estranged husband, William Balfour, has murdered her mother, brother, and nephew. Darnell, 57, and Jason, 29, are found fatally shot in the house where Jennifer grew up. After those killings, Julia’s 7-year-old son, Julian, is missing from the home. Julian’s body is discovered in Jason’s white Suburban SUV, which had been abandoned miles from the family home. The boy has been shot in the head. Darnell’s neighbor, Griffin:

He used to say, I’m going to kill Julia and the whole family. But I think he just said it out of anger. In my heart, I don’t believe he would do it because of the love he has for Julia.