Jurors split in Hudson case

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  • "We are trying," the jurors say in a note to the judge
  • Balfour has pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder
Jurors in the case against William Balfour, Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law, sent the judge a note Friday saying they were split.
"We are trying," said the note.
Balfour pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder, home invasion, residential burglary and possession of a stolen vehicle related to the 2008 slayings of the entertainer's mother, brother and nephew. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.