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.

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  1. mari of


  2. johnny

    WOW AND IN ONE OF THE MOST ANTI-GUN CITIES IN AMERICA!!! It’s a good thing Barack Obama helped to keep all of those gun control laws in tact! Phew, I can’t imagine what would have happened if those people in Chicago were ALLOWED TO OWN GUNS AND DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST CRIMINALS!!!

  3. mari of

    ^^^ wow.

  4. madchild87

    prayers to j hud and her family!

  5. Giselle

    I can’t even imagine how she’s feeling. Thinking about makes me uncomfortable. My prayer’s go out to Jennifer, and her family.

  6. Tha King

    thats horrible……theyll be in my prayers….

  7. JOJO

    This is so terrible!! I can\’t imagine what Jennifer is going thru right now. My prayers go out to her and her family. I hope they find her nephew and the asshole who committed this horrific crime..

  8. love4JH

    Oh Lord,i feel so sorry, so so sorry for her.
    i still cant believe that something so bad happened to her. mother and brother?
    if that happened to me, i couldnt live on!
    my condolences.

  9. bill

    wow did somebody really find an excuse to make this an anti-obama post? I mean is that really all you took from the story?

    condolences to the family.

  10. Catie

    That’s terrible. My heart goes out to Jennier and her entire family. I can’t even imagine what they are going through.

  11. Zack

    I feel very sorry for her, especially, and her mother, brother & nephew, along with anybody in her family.

  12. StayAfro

    Speechless.. abosolutely speechless..poor Jen

  13. Tgurl

    My Prayers go out to Jennifer and her family and I wish continue to Pray that her Nephew is found.
    I can\’t even understand why this would happen and it makes me mad when situations like this keep on happening. Keep your head up Jennifer God has got you in his hands.

    “Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. (Psalms 30:5)”.

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  15. Weslaine

    My condolences to the family…

  16. Weslaine

    My condolences to the family….