A judge agreed to release the 911 tape played for jurors in the Hudson family murder trial on Monday, after an emergency motion was filed by several media outlets.
Criminal Court Judge Charles Burns decided to release the tape suggesting it did not violate Balfour’s due process rights, though prosecutors tried to bar the tape’s release due to the sensitive nature of the case, according to CBS Chicago.
“Oh my God…. Somebody’s killed my mother,” Julia Hudson says. “She’s on the floor and I see blood coming from her head.”
Hudson is heard on the tape wondering aloud about her 29 year-old brother, Jason, “Where my brother at? What happened?”
“I don’t know where Julian is or nothing and I’m here by myself,” she says anxiously in regards to her 7 year-old son, Julian King.
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She tells the dispatcher she “just got home from work” and “there’s a bullet hole in our front door.”
William Balfour, estranged husband of Julia Hudson, has been charged with three counts of first degree murder in the death of 57-year-old Darnell Donnerson, 29-year-old Jason Hudson and 7-year-old Julian King.
More details regarding the murder trial can be found here.