Jennifer Hudson’s brother is in police custody after allegedly stabbing a man in the face right in front of his wife.
Stephen Simpson flew into a jealous rage at his estranged wife’s apartment in Michigan overnight on Monday. He is reportedly being charged with home invasion and attempted murder.
Simpson, 45, who is the singer’s half-brother, has a history of domestic violence.
Authorities claim he stabbed his victim several times, including right in the face before they sought help.
South Haven Police Department Detective Detective Adam DeBoer stated, “She locked herself in the bathroom until he left. It appears to be an ongoing feud over a woman.”
Neighbor Torrey Hunt opened his door at around 3 a.m. to see the victim bleeding and begging for help.
Hunt explained, “I open the door and see blood everywhere. He was stabbed in his chin and his chest, he had puncture wounds in his chest and his arms and stuff. He said someone knocked on the door, he thought he was knocking on the door for somebody, and he started getting stabbed up. I am thinking he could die any minute.”
Another resident named Kyrstal Miller stated, “It was pretty scary because there was a lot of blood everywhere.”
Miller claimed Simpson had been at the home numerous times in the past screaming and pounding on the door.
The suspect arrived on his own at South Haven Police Department for questioning at around 2 pm on Tuesday.
The victim was treated at hospital receiving about 20 or 30 stitches, before being released and is expected to recover.
Even if they are not close, we can imagine this will stir up some bad memories for Jennifer.
In 2008, her mother, brother, and nephew were murdered by William Belfour, the estranged husband of her older sister Julia.
Prosecutors said he killed the three family members because he was angry Julia was dating another man.
Belfour was convicted on three counts of first-degree murder and is serving three life sentences at Stateville Correctional Center near Joliet, Illinois.
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