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Jennifer Hudson will talk at length about the murders of her mother, brother and nephew in her episode of “Behind the Music,” which airs tonight at 10 on VH1. [Watch teaser below.]

The star’s mother Darnell Donerson and brother Jason Hudson were discovered shot dead at Donerson’s home in Chicago in October 2008. The body of Julian King, 7, was found three days later in a car.

William Balfour – the estranged husband of Hudson’s sister Julia – has been charged with the murders.

As previously reported, the “Behind the Music” episode will also chart Hudson’s rise from “American Idol” contestant to Grammy-winning singer and Oscar-winning actress, as well as focusing on her life with fiance David Otunga and their son David Jr.