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Body of Jennifer Hudson's Nephew Found

Body of Jennifer Hudson's Nephew Found

The body of Julian King, Jennifer Hudson‘s 7-year-old nephew was discovered Monday in a white SUV on Chicago’s West Side.

Law enforcement sources said that the boy was shot multiple times in the back of the vehicle, with at least one gun shot to the head.

The boy’s stepfather, William Balfour, 27, is currently in the custody of state officials but has not been formally charged.

Our hearts are extended to the entire Hudson family.

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  • Tae

    That is so sad!

  • parv


  • Izzy

    How Sad.

  • 0_0

    holy …….. omg! !!!!! !!!!

  • toni

    omg! that’s horrible.


  • Amanda

    OMG OMG OMG OMG! This is just too heart breaking. She hasn’t lost one, but three loved ones. Wow Jennifer I can’t imagine being put in your shoes. God bless you and my thoughts are with you <3

  • vanessa

    omigod. jennifer, as fans of yours, we have your back. all of our hearts are out to you and your family. i’m praying for you, and i know other people are too.

  • lexi

    that’s so sad. stay strong Jennifer! I hope they give him the death penalty,

  • EM

    How incredibly tragic. In cases like this the Death Penalty should always be on the table!

  • NZ

    that is so sad… :( RIP

  • Scorpitarius

    What on earth is wrong with people? To think anyone can do such a thing to a 7 year old child… There’s no words. Thoughts, prayers and love goes out to Jennifer and the rest of her remaining family.

  • Po

    Omg. This is such an heartbreaking new. For god sake he was only 7 ! I feel so sorry for Jennifer. My heart is with her, and her family.

  • sweetie

    So sad! My heart goes out to their family!

  • Lynn

    Omg. This is just tragic and horrific, and beyond words. The Hudson family has been through so much… my thoughts and prayers are with you. <3

    To think that human kind is capable of such horrific actions just makes me tear up.

  • aw.

    my heart literally dropped when i heard the nephew was found dead.
    that is just so sad.

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  • angiea

    my thoughts and prayers are with jennifer and her family.

  • ellen

    omfg, i feel so fucking bad.



    who would do such a thing?

    tell me who did this, ill kill them.

  • hanna

    oh :( that’s so sad…

  • lover

    T-T rip the way that poor boy died was just wrong, my heart goes to Jennifer may she stay strong thought this tragedy

  • RN

    So sad!! Who would do such thing

    God bless

  • qwerty

    My thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to the Hudson family.

  • miley cyrus fan tayler

    OMFFFFGGGG! R.I.P. !!! Im sooo sorry! :( and he was only 7..

  • laura

    that is horrible

  • Ashley w

    OMG, this is horrible.
    people are SICK.
    RiP <3
    my thoughts and prayers are with the hudson family<3

  • Souhila

    OMG , I cannot believe some people can be that awful… poor little boy, may he rest in peace …. hope the murderer will be found and punished as he deserves !!

  • Lauren

    Its Soo Sad, Hope Wateva Sicko That Did This Rotts In Jail !

  • camille

    OMG!This is so sad:~
    my thoughts and prayers are with you,Jennifer!Be strong!

  • Britney

    I feel so upset. I was hoping he would be found alive..but I can’t believe she has lost 3 family members. It’s tragic. Obviously someone is against their family. I hope they find who it is. My prayers are with her. Stay strong Jennifer!

  • eli

    oh my god poor jennifer
    mi prairs and best wishes are with her and her family.

  • Lily

    God, why do exist so many so bad people? How can they kill other people? How can they kill A 7-YEAR-OLD child?!
    My heart is extended to the entire Hudson family.

  • L.L.L

    OMG!!! I was hoping they would find her nephew alive!!! My thoughts and prayers are with Jennifer and her family! I don’t think I would be able to handle all of this if it happened to me! why would someone do this to a child! I really hope Jennifer will be able to go through all of this! This is just to sad and mest up!! :(

  • paula

    This is just horrific. I feel soooo sorry for Jennifer and her family. What a tragedy.

  • EBMO

    I cannot imagine what that family is going through.

  • kris

    oh my goodness.
    this is absolutely horrible.
    just goes to show how cruel some people really are in this world.

    my prayers go out to her and her family .

  • sheryl

    This is so sad…Jennifer, I’m sorry this happened to your family.

  • Amanda

    Why kill a little kid? He was 7, i’m so very sorry for her. So very sorry

  • ….

    this is so sad and a horible story
    i hope that the person responsible for this will be found

  • Pierce is a racist

    Pierce, you racist dipshit. I hope you never know what Jennifer Hudson and her family are going through, because I’m not an evil heartless shit, but if you fell in front of an eighteen wheeler I wouldn’t mind. As a fellow McCain supporter, you should be ashamed.


  • adriana

    this is so sad that this happened to jennifer i mean if this happened to me i would not be as strong as her

  • Julien

    Wow that sucks big time…my heart goes out to that boys family!!!

  • kongomorgo

    i dont believe this. this is horrible… o.O :(

  • Eyda

    OMG, can you imagine how it is for jennifers sister?? she lost her son, mother a and brother…I cant, this is sooo tragical, how can somebody do this

  • Bj

    This is so absolutely awful. You and your family will be in my prayers.

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  • Why

    This is horrible and I hope they catch whoever did this and they never see daylight again. I don’t know why Jennifers family still lived in this area of Chicago. When you hear of all the shootings and violence it’s coming from this area. It’s a shame the gangs took over the neighborhood, but when you can, you move out. Also, the boyfriend or father in custody has a past criminal record. When will women learn that they can’t bring criminals around their family and kids? The kids come first, and this little beautiful boy deserved better.

  • ina

    Jennifer… This is so tragic. Why? Who on earth shoots 7 year old boy?? My heart goes out to you Jennifer. do NOT let them break you, your fans love you so much maybe our love can help you just a little bit.

  • Jen

    This is such a tragedy. I, too, was hoping they could find the boy alive. My heart goes out to her family.