This trial sketch pictures (L to R) Jennifer Hudson's fiance, David Otunga, the actress/singer and her sister, Julia Hudson, also the estranged wife of now convicted murderer William Balfour. (AP)
(AURN) -- The Jennifer Hudson family murder case came to an end Friday, May 11 as a jury convicted William Balfour of the murders of Hudson's mother, brother and nephew. Balfour now faces a mandatory life sentence. Jurors said Jennifer Hudson's celebrity status played little to no role in the conviction.