Madonna Badger, who lost her three daughters and both parents in a , reportedly tried to commit suicide last week and is recovering “somewhere safe” according to a report in the New York Daily News, citing statements made by a relative.
The suicide attempt was first reported by CBS2 Wednesday night.
The relative reportedly told the Daily News that Badger “seemed to be coping better at the funeral” in New York City Jan. 5, when she gave a heart-wrenching eulogy for her daughters, 9-year-old Lily and 7-year-old twins Grace and Sarah, who died when outside sparked a Christmas morning blaze that consumed the home. Badger’s parents, Lomer and Pauline Johnson, also died in the fire, despite .
But the unidentified female relative added that "once all of that is gone and you’re left to face what’s happened, it’s terrible,” according to the Daily News report.
Badger and her boyfriend, Michael Borcina, the contractor who was , .