Balfour Found Guilty in Hudson Family Murders

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm •  Published: May 11, 2012

Jurors deliberating the fate of William Balfour -- the man charged with murdering Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew -- informed the judge Friday afternoon that they had reached a verdict.

The Oscar winner held fiancé David Otunga close in the Chicago courtroom as Cook County jurors announced guilty verdicts following hours of deliberation over three days. In addition to the murders, Balfour was also convicted of home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, residential burglary and possession of a stolen motor vehicle for the 2008 crimes. He now faces mandatory life in prison.

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