Posted: Tuesday, 24 July 2012 11:53AM
Murderer of singer Hudson's family gets life in prison
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois judge on Tuesday handed down a life prison sentence to the man convicted of the 2008 murder of three members of the family of Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson.
William Balfour had been convicted in May of breaking into the Hudson family home and fatally shooting Hudson's mother, Darnell Donerson, 57, her brother Jason Hudson, 29, and her 7-year-old nephew Julian King.
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