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William Balfour--Murderer In The Jennifer Hudson Family Case--Gets 3 Consecutive LIFE Sentences

William Balfour has finally been sentenced after being convicted of killing Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother-in-law, and nephew.  Details inside....

After a long 4 years of seeking justice for the death of her family members, today justice was served.  Chicago's Cook County Judge Charles Burns handed down three consecutive life sentences for the murders and 120 years for the additional felonies of home invasion and aggravated kidnapping.

Balfour's life sentence comes with no option of parole.

Jennifer, her sister Julia and her slain nephew Julian's father Gregory were all in the courtroom at the time of the sentencing today, and were tearful as this chapter came to a close.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Balfour had the audacity to give a statement to the court saying:

My condolences go out to the family. My deepest sympathies go to Julian King. I loved him. I still love him."

The judge didn't take kindly to this statement and rebutted:

"The fact that you can stand in court and tell us you love that child is an insult to all of us.  There's no doubt in my mind he looked up to you as you were putting bullets into his head. I just hope his terror was short-lived."

A member of Balfour's family burst into tears and ran out of the courtroom.

Hopefully Jennifer and her family now have a least a bit of closure.

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Thank God...

Thank God...
Janelle McIver's picture

I'm not really a JHud fan but

I'm not really a JHud fan but I am glad she got some justice for her family in the end. On another note this guy sort of looks like Jay Z if he was poor and unpolished.
Shay's picture

I just Wonder why? it took so

I just Wonder why? it took so long to convict him? I cried for weeks when this tragedy happened. R.I.P. Lil Jullian, her mom, and Brother Jason. I pray the family will have some closure, and peace.
Cynthia Cole's picture

something is fishy about that

something is fishy about that case.....r.i.p to the victims it's still so very sad. but damn jennifer's sister looks exactly like jaba the hut lose some weight girl!!
litebrite's picture

He did not do it! They didn't

He did not do it! They didn't have no evidence placing him at the crime scene or found any weapons used to murder the family! This is all based on circumstantial evidence that it took 2 years for prosecutors to perfect their story! ... And it's strange how JHud Career become even bigger after these deaths, ..... The "sacrifices" we make for " fame & fortune " ... Ex. Kanye? IDK.... Who knows? Hope it's not true!

Are you serious, did you

Are you serious, did you follow the trial on twitter? He asked people to say he was with him during the time the crime was being commited. Read the transcripts.....he did it. Dumb...
LaFord's picture

I don't think he did it

I don't think he did it either. He was a scapegoat.
MsKizzy's picture

He killed Jennifer's brother

He killed Jennifer's brother not brother in- law he is the "Brother in-law" but i'm glad they got some justice!
MissKita's picture

Good! One down, now let's see

Good! One down, now let's see if James Holmes get 3 consecutive life terms too.
Reign's picture

RIP kiddo. Justice has been

RIP kiddo. Justice has been served. This guy looks cracked out.
Yas's picture

I'm so happy for Jennifer and

I'm so happy for Jennifer and her family to finally close this chapter of their life and move on to better days. Side note: Jenny, you couldn't hook your sister up with a weight watchers deal?? They have regular people in the commercials too IJS.
tori's picture

Really? Really though.

Really? Really though.
Yas's picture

Good riddance. And kudos to

Good riddance. And kudos to that judge!
MrsCPA's picture

Good for him!!!

Good for him!!!
Happy Lady's picture

it was all God's Plan right?

it was all God's Plan right? God doesn't make mistakes (smh)
LisaRaye's Subconsciousness™®©'s picture

His crazy ass. He will DIE in

His crazy ass. He will DIE in prison ALONE just like he deserves. I have not one ounce of sympathy for someone whose capable of killing a CHILD -- or anybody for that matter.
Elle's picture

That God that justice has

That God that justice has been served. This monster will never hurt anyone again.
DesignDiva's picture

The devil made him do it

The devil made him do it
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