Chicago police have confirmed that the body recovered from the missing SUV associated with murder of Jennifer Hudson‘s mother and brother is that of her 7-year-old nephew Julian King.
As NowPublic member ojt previously reported, police had discovered the body Monday morning.
Additional reports indicated that Jennifer Hudson and several family members traveled to Chicago and identified the body with the Medical Examiner.
At this point, William Balfour is not an official suspect in the murder, however, police have confirmed that he is “a person of interest”. Mr. Balfour has a history of criminal activity and previous convictions and is known to police.
No cause of death has yet been released.
Chicago police have confirmed the body they found earlier in the day was in fact Julian King, Jennifer Hudson’s 7-year-old nephew.
Cops they are reviewing surveillance tapes in the neighborhood where the SUV was found.
Police also say they are zooming in on the timeline — it’s still unclear when the SUV showed up in the neighborhood with Julian’s body.
Cops have not named anyone as an official suspect. They have called William Balfour “a person of interest.” Our law enforcement sources, however, have said Balfour is indeed the prime suspect.
Cops would not confirm the cause of death.