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William Balfour


for Hudson Murders

12/1/2008 7:25 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1110_balfour_bn03-1Chicago cops have arrested William Balfour for the murders of Jennifer Hudson's mom, brother, and nephew.

Balfour was transferred to CPD custody today after they served an arrest warrant. Charges from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office are pending.

UPDATE: We're told the CPD had no new evidence against Balfour -- but they were finally able to scrape all the dirt on him into one pile, which was enough to make the arrest. Also, Balfour is still waiting to be formally charged -- and this could take a day, or up to a week.

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I still don't think he killed the kid, I really don't.......But he ain't talking so, then he takes the heat for all the murders.

2114 days ago

Tyra Banks    

i hope they fry is f'ing ass.

2113 days ago


Is anybody from Chicago??? Are folks talking about this crime, I would like to know more about the dead brother, is it true he was a drug dealer, I also read that Julians father was a drug dealer, where is he???

2113 days ago


To #62: Alleged drug dealer, not confirmed. The father is an alleged gang member and drug dealer. The father is alive and was with Julia at the press conference.
These folk live in the poorest part of Chicago; just because Jennifer made it big, doesn't mean that her family and their friends are in the same class. That area is crawling with gangs and the young black men have little hope, little education. The alderman was just convicted and went to jail for being the GF of one of the Gangster Disciples and for promoting gangsterism in the area. New alderman is trying to clean up and bring businesses in.

2112 days ago
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