A child missing, two killed at Jennifer Hudson’s Home

October 25th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Jennifer HudsonOne of America’s most celebrated singers, the mother and brother of Jennifer Hudson, were shot dead in their home in Chicago’s South Side which is about five miles from the home of the presidential candidate Barack Obama.

The victims as Darnell Donnerson, 57, was shot in the head and her son Jason Hudson, 29, was shot in the chest. They were found dead inside the family’s residence, 7019 South Yale Avenue, at 2:44 P.M.Hudson’s 7-year-old nephew, Julian King, was reported missing. An amber alert is issued for the missing boy.

According to the records with the Illinois Department of Corrections, shows that a man with the suspect’s name has served seven years in prison in the charges for attempted murder, vehicular hijacking and possessing a stolen vehicle and is currently out on parole . The police says he may have even abducted the child. A confirmation has been issued by the authorities that they have identified the suspect, as William Balfour. Wiiliam Balfour described as an African-American male in his late 20s and is considered armed and dangerous.

In 2007, Hudson won an Academy Award for best supporting actress in her role as Effie White in the film “Dreamgirls.

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