Call from Jennifer Hudson's sister released

By Robert Kirchgassner ,

The 911 call to police placed by the sister of actress/singer Jennifer Hudson was released Monday in the case’s murder trial.

The heartbreaking call, which was made upon the discovery of the body of Hudson’s mother, was released by Judge Charles Burns over the protests of the prosecution, which claimed Friday that the call was not fully placed into evidence.

"Help, please," Julia Hudson told the operator. "Oh, God. Somebody's killed my mother, somebody's killed my mother...Please help me. Oh my God, oh my God."

The dispatcher asked if Julia needed an ambulance, to which she replied:

"I don't know. I'm scared...please...please...can you please send an ambulance, please. Oh my God. She's on the floor and I see blood coming from her head...I just came home from work and there's a bullet hole in our front door...she's 57 years old. Please help my mama. Please just send an ambulance.”

The call cut off after three minutes.

Julia’s estranged husband, William Balfour, has been charged with the murders of Hudson’s mother, Darnell Donaldson (age 57), brother Jason Hudson (age 29) and nephew Julian King (age 7). They were shot and killed on Oct. 24, 2008 in their native Chicago.

The actress, 30, testified Monday, the first day of the trial.

"I told her over and over again to not marry him," she said. "We did not like how he treated her."



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