Suspect Arrested For Hudson Family Murders
Posted on Mon Dec 1, 2008 03:35 PM PDT

Jennifer Hudson hudsonsecurity200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Chicago police say they have arrested William Balfour for the murders of Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.

Balfour, 27, has been in custody on a parole violation and was transferred to Chicago police custody after police served a warrant for his arrest Monday, according to the Chicago Tribune.

At a hearing last month, investigators revealed Balfour owned a gun matching the weapon used in the Oct. 24 slayings of Hudson's family members

Balfour is the estranged husband of Hudson's sister, Julia.