Latest on the Jennifer Hudson Tragedy

Update: TMZ is reporting:

UPDATE 11:26 PM ET: The suspect, William Balfour, has been taken into custody. Hudson’s newphew, 7-year-old Julian King is still missing, according to the FOX station in Chicago. Balfour is refusing to cooperate with cops or supply info.


The latest from FOX Chicago:

From FOX 25 10 O’Clock News–a very succinct two minute report that sums up the time line of today’s murder of Jennifer Hudson’s mother and brother:

Neighbors heard gunshots at 8 or 9 am. Jennifer’s sister Julia found their mother dead on the livingroom floor around 3 pm. When the police searched the house, they found Jennifer’s brother Jason upstairs. Jennifer’s 7 year old nephew, Julian, was missing. Authorities believe that William Balfour, who may or may not be Julia’s husband, took off with Julian in Jason’s stolen white Suburban. Balfour’s got a long rap sheet. There’s an amber alert for Julian. Jennifer was due to land in Chicago within the hour…

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