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Famous People Whose Relatives Were Victims of Homicide

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Serena and Venus Williams' half sister, Yetunde Price, was murdered in 2003 in Compton, Los Angeles, while driving with her boyfriend.

Serena and Venus Williams

James Jordan, Michael Jordan's father, was carjacked and murdered in 1993, and two men, Daniel Green and Larry Demery, were arrested and convicted.

Michael Jordan

On February 4, 2018, Jonathan Tuck, the brother of DJ Khaled's wife Nicole Tuck, was murdered in New York City. He was reportedly trying to buy drugs when he was killed.

DJ Khaled

'Modern Family' star's older brother, Rafael, was abducted and killed by kidnappers in Colombia in 1998.

Sofía Vergara

Hudson's mother, brother, and nephew were murdered in 2008 by her sister's estranged husband, William Balfour, who was sentenced to life in prison.

Jennifer Hudson

The actor's mother Diane died in 1967, and her boyfriend John Sponza was suspected of foul play but died in 1972 before the case was reopened in 2011.

Dylan McDermott

Rapper-turned-actor's half sister, Beverly Jean Brown, was murdered by her husband, Carl Clifford Brown in 1981 when he was 12 years old.

Ice Cube

Charlize Theron's father was fatally shot by her mother in 1991, and the incident was determined to be in self-defense.

Charlize Theron

The director's wife, actress Sharon Tate, was infamously targeted by the Manson family in 1969. Cult leader Charles Manson died in 2017, after serving life in prison.

Roman Polanski

Rapper Diddy's father Melvin Earl Combs was fatally shot during a drug deal gone wrong in 1972 when Diddy was three years old.

Sean Combs

Actor Mark Ruffalo's brother, Scott, was shot in the head in 2008 at his Beverly Hills condo. The case remains a mystery, with the possibility of homicide not yet discarded.

Mark Ruffalo

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