A trial that started last month ended today and Jennifer Hudson can finally give her family’s trial a rest as her ex brother-in-law William Balfour was found guilty of first degree murder.


Jennifer’s mother; Darnell and brother Jason were both shot dead in their home in 2008. Her nephew; Julian King was also found dead in an SUV three days after the murder.


Balfour is the estranged husband of Jennifer’s sister; Julia. There were many objections to their relationship and prior to the marriage of Julia and William. Jennifer stated that they didn’t want Julia to marry him because they didn’t like how he treated her and her son.


Balfour now faces lifetime imprisonment.