CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police have issued an Amber Alert for a
7-year-old after discovering two bodies at a South side home.
A publicist for Jennifer Hudson, the singer and Oscar-winning actress, says the victims are Hudson's mother, Darnell Donerson, and Hudson's brother, Jason Hudson.
A police spokeswoman says the deaths appear to be the result of
Police are searching for 7-year-old Julian King, Hudson's nephew. He may have been abducted and could be accompanied by the suspect, a man named William Balfour. Balfour has not been charged with a crime. He is on parole and spent nearly seven years in prison for attempted murder, vehicular hijacking and possessing a stolen vehicle.
The tragedy comes as Hudson, who grew up in Chicago, continues to reach new heights in her career. Hudson won an Academy Award for
best supporting actress in 2007 for her role in "Dreamgirls."
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.