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  • News Roundup: Jennifer Hudson’s Mother and Brother Murdered, Nephew is Missing

    October 25.08 @ 1:24 pm
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    Sources from MTV.com

    MTV.com has reported that Jennifer Hudson’s Mother and Brother were found shot to death in a Chicago home on Friday.

    A Chicago police representative said the singer’s mother, Darnell Hudson Donerson, and older brother, Jason, were killed. Donerson was 57 years old; Jason was 29.

    Officers received a call shortly before 3 p.m. Friday, the representative said, and upon arriving at the residence, 7019 South Yale Avenue, found the two victims. The incident has been declared a double homicide; police emphasized that this may be a domestic situation.

    Julian King, Hudson’s young nephew, who had been living at the residence, has been reported missing. Chicago police confirmed to MTV News that the child may be in the company of identified suspect William Balfour, an African-American male in his late 20s, who is considered armed and dangerous. Balfour is out on parole from the Illinois River Correctional Center on attempted murder, carjacking and stolen-property charges, according to the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was sentenced to serve seven years in 1999. He’s 5-foot-5 and weighs 147 pounds.

    According to the Amber Alert issued for King, he is wearing a brown, striped polo shirt and khaki pants. He is 4 feet, 11 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds and has brown eyes and black hair.

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    My condolences goes out to Jennifer Hudson’s family at this time. This is an unfortunate situation that shoudl have never occured.

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