FBI Deputy Director John S. Pistole on Monday said investigators believe they have found the body of the nephew of actress Jennfier Hudson.
Mr. Pistole offered a brief update on the missing person case during an unrelated news conference at FBI headquarters Monday, and said more information would forthcoming.
His update offered the first public confirmation that the body of Ms. Hudson’s nephew had been found.
Police found the body of a boy early Monday inside an SUV after that was the part of a massive manhunt followed Friday’s the double-homicide of Miss Hudson’s mother and brother.
Her nephew, 7-year-old Julian King, had been missing since the killing and an Amber Alert had been issued.
Miss Hudson, a 2007 Academy Award winner for her role in “Dreamgirls,” had offered a $100,000 reward Sunday for information leading to the boy’s safe return.