Jennifer Hudson is offering a $100,000 reward for the return of her 7-year-old nephew Julian King. Hudson’s sister, Julia pleaded for her son’s live outside the family’s church, Pleasant Gift Missionary Baptist Church on the South Side. William Balfour, Jennifer Hudson’s brother-in-law, is now in police custody but has not been charged for the double murders yet.
Sen. Barack Obama released a statement offering the Hudson family his condolences. Obama hand picked Hudson to sing the national anthem at the Democratic National Convention this summer. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Rev. Jesse Jackson also offered their condolences to the Hudson family.