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Mother Who Lost Children, Parents in Stamford Christmas Day Fire Attempted Suicide

The suicide attempt was first reported by CBS2 Wednesday night.

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 , .

Mike January 26, 2012 at 06:36 PM
So sad..
Jamal Powell January 26, 2012 at 07:49 PM
Stamford Patch is actively monitoring efforts to help Ms. Badger and her family. If you've donated money, written a kind letter to the Badger family, etc., we encourage you to share your efforts here with the Stamford Patch community or send an e-mail to the editor at jamal.powell@patch.com.
Fairfield native January 27, 2012 at 05:57 PM
..and prayers- please keep her and all affected by this tragedy in your prayers.
Pearl Childress February 11, 2012 at 03:00 AM
so it took lady madonna over a month to pretend to attempt suicide...yeah right....lomer was dead before he went out that window...no way he would have left his grand daughter inside. If the folks ran back up to the third floor what was borcina doing at the time. if lomer had been hit by falling objects he would not have made it to the window. Premeditated on both parts, what kids dont go to bed early on christmas eve....moved ashes for santa...a real shitty excuse. borcina had the girls but they got away from him??? Yeah right....they both need to burn in hell for this...
Mike February 14, 2012 at 06:32 PM
Thanks Jamal! It's nice to see that the Stamford Patch is being positive, unlike StamfordAdvocate

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