Hudson 'Screaming' Down Phone After Hearing Of Mum's Murder

LATEST: Distraught actress JENNIFER HUDSON was "screaming" down the phone when her sister JULIA broke the tragic news about their mother and brother's double murder.
The Dreamgirls star's mum Darnell Donnerson was found shot in the head in her living room at the family's Chicago, Illinois home on Friday (24Oct08). Her brother, 29-year-old Jason Hudson, was found upstairs with fatal gun wounds to the chest.
Authorities took William Balfour, who was once married to the actress' sister Julia, into police custody later that day. Julia Hudson's seven year old son, Julian King - who was at his grandmother's home at the time of her death - is still missing.
Julia Hudson attended a press conference on Saturday (25Oct08) to plead with his kidnapper to return him home safely, telling reporters: "My greatest fear has already happened. My greatest hope is for him to come back."
And when quizzed about her Oscar-winning sister's reaction to the horrific crime, she told how her sister had been devastated and was left "screaming" down the phone when the news was broken to her.
Hudson adds that the former American Idol contestant "flew in right away" from Los Angeles to Chicago to be by her side.
Police have launched a search for King, and have reportedly called in the FBI to help track down the child.
No charges have been brought against Balfour as WENN goes to press.


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My heart and prayers goes out to the Hudson and King Family. It happened when her career was just skyrocketing off the ground. I really hope that lil julian is safe and will be returned to his family safely. I know that he is so scared out here all alone by himself. I pray to God that he is brought home well and unharmed. We are praying froming the other side of the United States and we are loooking out for that White Surburban. Our prayers are with the family.
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I am so gravely sorry. My prayers go out to you and your sister. May God's love guard your hearts and minds. I love you.
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i'm sorry about your family and hope you the best
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it is such a tragedy that you and your family had to go threw that baby boy being only 7 and loosing his life 4 no reason not knowing what was going on in my heart justice will be serverd your mother,brother nor nephew deserved to loose there lives like this its some one that knows you and maybe right there in your face but you will find out and they will go down i will keep your family in pray
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My heartfelt sympathy for you in your time of sorrow. I can not imagine the inhumanity of this senseless act. You and your dear family are in my prayers. God is watching out for your nephew. Hugs... Dorothy
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Jennifer Hudson I am so sorry for your loss. I just don't know what the world is coming to. I cried when I heard the news as if I knew your family. I lost my mom to cancer and its hard even when you know that they're dying. If there is one thing I can say to make you feel better is, "Believe!" your memories will get you through your days and hopefully inspire you to become an even better person (you already are off to a good start)Sincerely,Michelle
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