Death of Jennifer Hudson’s Nephew Confirmed as Homicide

Authorities in Chicago confirmed on Tuesday that the death of Jennifer Hudson’s nephew Julian King has been ruled a homicide.

Police determined that Ms. Hudson’s 7-year-old nephew died of multiple gunshot wounds, however, it is not known how long the child had been dead before being discovered. 

For previous coverage on this story please see our Jennifer Hudson feature page — and the following NowPublic reports:

Chicago authorities say the 7-year-old nephew of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Cook County spokesman Sean Howard tells The Associated Press that in Tuesday’s autopsy the county’s medical examiner ruled Julian King’s death a homicide.

Howard declined to say where the child suffered wounds or how long he had been dead, citing an ongoing Chicago police investigation.

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