7-Year-Old Body Found In Hudson CasePublished by Marcus Vanderberg on Monday, October 27, 2008 at 10:29 am.
Chicago police have found the body of a 7-year-old boy and are investigating whether it is the body of Jennifer Hudson’s missing nephew, Julian King.
The body was found inside the missing 1994 white Suburban that was owned by Jennifer’s brother, Jason Hudson.
The vehicle had been missing since the the tragic murders on Friday of Darnell and Jason Hudson.
Neighbors have said the car has been parked since Saturday.
Suspect William Balfour was arrested Friday evening at his girlfriend’s apartment, a few miles from where the Suburban was found.
1:12PM EST – Update: TMZ.com is reporting the FBI has said the body discovered today in an SUV in Chicago is “believed to be” that of Julian King, Jennifer Hudson’s 7-year-old nephew. Chicago police have not confirmed but the Amber Alert issues for Julian King has been called off.
4:00PM EST – Update: A source close to the investigation is reporting that the body that is believed to be of 7-year-old Julian King suffered at least one gun shot to the head. Jennifer Hudson is on her way to the Medical Examiner’s office to ID the body.
4:45PM EST – Update: The Chicago Tribune is reporting the police have told the Hudson family that the 7-year-old body that was discovered this morning is Julian King.
More on the Jennifer Hudson tragedy:
For more on Jennifer Hudson:
Check back during the day for updates on this breaking story…