William Balfour was found guilty today in the 2008 murder of singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother, and 7-year-old nephew. The 31-year-old was found guilty in all charges, including murder, home invasion, residential burglary, and possession of a stolen vehicle.Hudson, who testified during the trial, was present and reportedly shed tears when the verdict was read. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Balfour allegedly flew into a jealous rage when he thought his estranged...Read Full Story
William Balfour. Image from his MySpace.The Chicago Tribune reports that Chicago police have arrested William Balfour for the murders of Darnell Donerson, Jason Hudson, and Julian King - actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother, and nephew. A MySpace photo of Julian King. Balfour has been in custody on violation of parole at the Stateville Correctional Center since the October 24 slayings. He has since been transferred to the Wentworth Area, where he will be held pending charges. Balfour...Read Full Story
William Balfour. Image from his MySpace page.Jennifer Hudson's brother-in-law, ex-con William Balfour, has been caught in a lie. Sources say Balfour's girlfriend has contradicted his alibi, and police claim to have caught him in another lie as well. This does not bode well for Balfour, especially when coupled with a neighbor's assertion that he saw Balfour drive up in a white SUV around noon on the day Hudson's mother, Darnell Donerson, and brother Jason were found. Hudson's nephew, 7...Read Full Story
William Balfour, 27, is the prime suspect in the deaths of Jennifer Hudson's mom and brother.