Almost 4-years ago, Jennifer Hudson suffered a tragic lost when her mother, brother and nephew were slain, now the man suspected of committing these heinous crimes will finally stand trial.
William Balfour, former husband of Julia Hudson, will stand trial beginning April 23. According to E! , Cook County Judge Charles Burns announced that jury selection for Balfour’s trial would begin April 9.
Balfour was indicted by a grand jury on three counts of murder, aggravated kidnapping and home invasion; to which he has pleaded not guilty. According to his legal team, they say there is no forensic evidence linking him to the murders.
The prosecution says Balfour was jealous that Julia was dating another man and went to the house to confront her about the situation. Jennifer Hudson and Julia Hudson were not at the house when the killings took place.