William Balfour is the prime suspect in the murders of Jennifer Hudson's brother, mother and nephew in October 2008. He is married but...
William Balfour Sentenced to Trio of Life Sentences
William Balfour will never be a free man again. A judge in Chicago made sure of that today.
The 31-year old who was found guilty in May of killing Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences today, appearing inside a courtroom and maintaining his innocence until the end.
Jennifer Hudson to Testify in William Balfour Murder Case
Today will likely be one of the most difficult days of Jennifer Hudson's life
As we type, the Oscar winner is taking the stand to testify in the trial of William Balfour, the man accused of murdering her mother, brother and nephew in 2008.
William Balfour Pleads Not Guilty in Hudson Slayings
Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother-in-law, William Balfour, has pleaded not guilty in the murders of the singer's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.
Balfour, 27, entered his plea to charges of first-degree murder and home invasion Tuesday at Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago. Before doing so he nodded to members of his family in the courtroom, The Associated Press reports.
Police Outline Case Against William Balfour
According to Chicago police officials, the chain of events leading to the tragic murders of Jennifer Hudson's three family members began when her sister, Julia, celebrated her 31st birthday on October 23 with cake and a small party at home.
The next morning, Julia's estranged husband William Balfour – booted last February from the house in Chicago where they lived with Julia's mother and 7-year-old son – showed up and spotted a gift he believed came from another man.