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Fox News -- singer Jennifer Hudson taking the stand moments -- -- -- Chicago courtroom.
Day one in the murder trial for the man accused of killing three members of her family.
Hudson -- -- to attend every day of what is expected to be a four week trial her former brother in law is accused of killing her mother her brother.
And her seven year old nephew back in 2008.
Mike -- live outside of the courthouse in Chicago -- And Megan Jennifer Hudson just broke down in tears on the stand when asked about the last time she saw her family before these killings.
Prior to that Hudson testified.
That she knew the defendant William -- forces they were in grade school together she didn't like him no one in the family want Ed Belfour to marry her sister -- because no one liked the way that he treated Julian or they're young nephew setting the stage.
We're very tense domestic situation because Belfour lived in the family house they also establish some emotional connection with their mother how they -- texted each other every day.
That she called a little seven year old nephew -- little Tug of there.
Also today in court -- opening arguments what we saw the direction that the defense is taking in this case.
We know that a 45 caliber handgun a six hour is a key piece of evidence because ballistics have matched it to all three of the murders.
Now the public defender.
Amy Thompson testified today -- gave -- can mean opening arguments -- statement that DNA taken from that -- Weapon excludes.
The defendant in this case.
That fingerprints taken from the vehicle in which little Julian was found.
Exclude a bell for and that no gunpowder residue was found on his clothing.
Instead the defense is making the argument that Jennifer Hudson's brother Jason was involved in drug dealing and that is what ray invited all the violence and of the house -- While Mike Tobin thank you.
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