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Hudson Tragedy: Police Announce Murder Charges Against Estranged Family Member (VIDEO)

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Jennifer Hudson's brother-in-law was charged with murder Tuesday in the shooting deaths of three of the actress's family members, including the 7-year-old son of his estranged wife.

Watch Chicago police officials discuss the charges against William Balfour:

Balfour's mother maintains her son's innocence and spoke out against the conduct of the investigation after the charges were announced late Monday: