Hudons's mother, brother and nephew were murdered in a 2008 shooting.
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8. Hudons's mother, brother and nephew were murdered in a 2008 shooting.
Hudon's mum, brother and nephew were tragically murdered by the the estranged husband of her sister Julia. The killer was was sentenced to three life sentences without the possibility of parole; served one after another, followed by an additional 120 years for his other conviction.