Jennifer Hudson and mother
10.24.2008

Report: Jennifer Hudson’s Mother, Brother Found Dead

Jennifer Hudson’s mother and brother were reportedly found dead Friday afternoon in Chicago.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office says officials were dispatched to a home on the South Side of Chicago where Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donerson, and her son, Jason Hudson, were found dead from gunshot wounds.

The Oscar-winner is reportedly flying home from Florida to be with her family during this difficult time.

Story developing…

UPDATE: Hudson’s 7-year-old nephew is reportedly also missing along with a white Chevrolet Suburban with Illinois plates registered to Hudson’s brother.

UPDATE 2: The suspect is in custody and is being questioned, according to the Chicago Tribune. The missing boy was not found with the suspect. Police continue to look for the boy.