Jennifer Hudson's Mother, Brother Found Shot to Death
Posted on Fri Oct 24, 2008 03:39 PM PDT

Jennifer Hudson hudsonmom.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - The mother and brother of Academy Award winning actress Jennifer Hudson have been found shot to death inside their Chicago area home, according to various media reports.

The Cook County medical examiner's office says officials were dispatched Friday afternoon to a South Side home where the bodies of a man and a woman were found.

The Chicago Tribune, quoting police, said the killings may be linked to a domestic disturbance.

Police have yet to confrim the reports that Hudson's mother, Darnell Donnerson, and brother had been killed, however several other sources say family members have confirmed the victim's identities.

Hudson won an Academy Award for her role in "Dream Girls."