Jennifer Hudson Fears For Her Safety, Goes Into Hiding
Posted on Wed Oct 29, 2008 09:18 AM PDT

Jennifer Hudson hudsonsecurity200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - After the brutal murder of her mother, brother, and nephew, Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson has gone into hiding, now worried about her own safety, according to Extra.

According to the site's report, Hudson is surrounding herself with bodyguards and is staying in an undisclosed hotel.

The killings seem to be the result of a domestic dispute between Hudson's sister and her brother-in-law, William Balfour, who served time for attempted murder. In fact, Balfour missed his parole meeting last Friday, the same day Hudson's mother and sister were shot. A neighbor of the couple said he witnessed the couple fighting and heard a man making death threats during those altercations.

Meanwhile, the Chicago Tribune is reporting that there may have been more than one person involved in the murders.

The paper says investigators have fingered Balfour, obviously, but that investigators are trying to determine whether another person drove Balfour to his girlfriend's house just after the murders. Security camera video of a local high school parking lot may help identify another driver of Balfour's car at the same time cell phone records place Balfour in another location.

For now, Balfour is being held on a parole violation and is being questioned regarding the murders.

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