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William Balfour Found Guilty Of Murder Of 3 Members Of Jennifer Hudson's Family

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 11: Amy Thompson (C) speaks for the defense team after the jury declared William Balfour guilty in the October 2008 shooting deaths of the mother, brother and nephew of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson's May 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Balfour, the ex-husband of Hudson's sister, has been convicted on all of the counts against him, including three counts of first-degree murder, one count of home invasion, one count aggravated kidnapping, one count residential burglary, and one count possession of a stolen motor vehicle. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jennifer Hudson family murder

The man convicted of gunning down the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson was sentenced to life in prison July 24.