Chicago Police Discover Body of Young Boy in Vehicle; Jennifer Hudson and Family Fear Worst

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According to news reports, Chicago police have found the body of a child and are investigating whether it is that of Jennifer Hudson's nephew, Julian King.

The medical examiner has not yet made an ID, but the body is that of a seven-year-old African-American boy, the same age and race as missing Julian.

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The vehicle that was found in Chicago with the body inside could be the key in unlocking the mystery behind the double murders of Jennifer Hudson's mother, Darnell Donerson, and her brother, Jason Hudson, both of whom were slain Friday.

A neighbor who lives a block away from where the SUV was found says he remembers seeing the car on Saturday. During a police press conference, the man came forward and claimed he called cops that day but no one responded.

Meanwhile, two other neighbors say they're sure that the SUV was not there Saturday - meaning it could have been driven and left there sometime during that day.

If true, it would mean someone other than the suspect, William Balfour, drove it there with the body inside. Balfour was arrested Friday and is in police custody.

Jennifer Hudson with her sister Julia, late mother Darnell and nephew Julian King, who is missing. Our hearts go out to Jennifer and her family. [Photo Credit: FilmMagic]

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I am so sorry to learn of this tragedy, that so many people are faced with on a daily basis. I know that it can never restore all that you have lost but you are definitely in my prayers. May god bless you and keep you.

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I can't believe William Balfour's stupid mother on Nancy Grace. "Oh my poor son. Everybody is just lyin' about him. He never attempted to murder anybody ever before. That man he stoll the car from just shouldn't tried to stop him from stealin it. He jumped up on the car. Damn he shoulda just let him steal it. Don't Ya Know he just a poor innocent littl' baby. All he ever wanted was to just join some gangs, and sleep with all kinda girls. They was just all up in his business."

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i am so so sorry what happined to your loveing family i will keep you in heart no matter what love you all keep your head up....

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all i can say is, i send my love and deepest sympathy!i just lost my grandson and i am still hurting and i am hurting for the hudson family.i pray for their strenght in the lord. love fran,

Jennifer Hudson Biography

Jennifer Hudson, Julian King Jennifer Hudson is a former American Idol star AND Oscar winner. No one else on the planet can make that claim. Granted American Idol has... More »
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Chicago, Illinois
Full Name
Jennifer Kate Hudson
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