She had nothing to do with the brutal murder and was herself a victim, William Balfour, the process could start on Monday in Chicago to tell by a lawyer. The 30-year-old is accused of having shot and killed out of jealousy, the mother, brother and even the seven-year-old nephew of singer and actress. Hudson appeared on Monday in the courtroom sobbing.
Balfour is accused of repeatedly threatened his wife at that time, cited the "Chicago Tribune" from the indictment. "If you leave me, I kill you," should have said Balfour. The defense attorney described his client as a victim on the other hand the determination of pressure after the murder in October 2008: "They needed someone to blame and they needed it fast."
narrowly escaped murderer
Hudson's 57 year old mother, Darnell was first and was shot in her home. Immediately thereafter, the perpetrator shot her son, brother Jason Hudson, 29, with a heavy .45 caliber pistol twice in the head. The little Julian, a child from another relationship of the sister, was initially kidnapped. The body of the Seven Years' was discovered three days later with a head shot in a parked car. Julia herself was not home that day and escaped the murderers themselves, as well as Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson, described in court how close she had been her family. You have sent a text message to her mother every morning, her little nephews loved her tenderly, and "Tugga Bear" called, she said, sobbing. The family was unhappy with the marriage of her sister was that she had kept secret for two months. Balfour had treated her badly and often threatened.
The accused was living separately from his wife for some time. As the motive of the murder was jealousy called for a new friend. Balfour has denied the allegations. There are no witnesses, no fingerprints or even DNA evidence. It is expected a pure circumstantial process.
Jennifer Hudson had become known for the TV talent show "American Idol" and then made a brilliant career as a singer. For her role in "Dream girls" on the side of U.S. pop diva Bey once Knowles and Jamie Fox Hollywood star she also won the 2007 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.