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The fate of the man accused of murdering three family members of the actress and singer Jennifer Hudson is now in the hands of a jury.
Both sides gave closing arguments today and we're told a verdict could come at any time.
Prosecutors say Jennifer Hudson's estranged brother in -- you see here murdered the star's mother and brother inside the family's Chicago home back in the year 2008.
A cup a few days later cops found her young nephew did in an abandoned SUV.
This case is almost entirely circumstantial according to observers because -- really were no witnesses at all.
And earlier in the trial we heard the frantic call to 911 after Jennifer Hudson's sister found her mother did and a pool of blood.
-- -- -- That's you know I'm.
Not happy that.
-- -- guess we'll see what happened.
-- This year we've got caught.
Up -- you know you know ahead -- -- although I -- at the bottom and -- I don't know -- Jennifer Hudson herself has been at the trial each and every day.
She tearfully took the stand on day one and today she reportedly sobbed her head -- -- lap.
As prosecutors describe what they called.
-- -- -- The Fox -- sheep -- -- John and buddies here in the defense says there is no case here who goes there's no physical evidence here yet they say -- that there is up.
Absolutely nothing that links William Bal fall.
To the murders of Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson's mother -- Donell don't listen -- brother Jason Hudson and her nephew.
Julian king they hammered home the point repeatedly in closing arguments that this is a case of -- -- only on circumstantial.
They said friends since that -- -- was DNA nor his fingerprints.
-- found on the Gundy used in the killings of defense attorney Amy Thompson said quote.
-- -- have DNA excludes William Balfour.
The one person in all of Chicago.
We didn't we know didn't do it is him and then pointing -- prosecutors she dramatically said.
They know as they sit here they have failed to prove that case.
They are trying to confuse you.
And the prosecution says this is really a simple decision for this jury to make yet they said in -- closing arguments that -- full is as they put it drowning in a tsunami.
Of the evidence.
They said that this is of course very circumstantial in terms of the evidence that they put on but they said circumstantial evidence is no less powerful.
They also pointed to some physical evidence including a cell phone signal from William Balfour -- cell phone near the Hudson mother's home.
Just before the killings that phone was then apparently switched off for several hours and in the woods a prosecuted Jennifer backbeat that was because quote.
He was busy busy killing three people and getting rid of the evidence today she said it's time to hold him responsible.
And executing them as you said Jennifer Hudson.
Was in the -- again today she looked down at times it was very difficult for in particular what prosecutors showed photographs of the bullet riddled bodies.
All of relatives she obviously now is waiting for a verdict -- told the jury will deliberate.
Until 10 PM eastern tonight if they don't have a verdict by then chip that would back at it tomorrow morning.
Jonathan Hunt thank you the fugitive.
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