Support For Badger Family Remains Strong As Stamford Authorities Consider Charges

Sympathy for the Badger family continues to grow as Matthew Badger, who lost three children in December's tragic fire at 2267 Shippan Ave., meets with case investigators in Stamford.

Nearly 60 days after the . in which three children and two adults were killed, for the Badger family remains strong while local authorities consider filing criminal charges in regards to the fire.

According to a recent report by the Norwich Bulletin, Matthew Badger and his lawyer met with prosecutors at on Wednesday. Neither investigators nor Matthew Badger's representation were willing to comment on the meeting, however, officials are determining whether or not to file criminal charges.

As , Matthew Badger and lawyer Richard Emery filed papers in a Stamford court to administer his daughter's estate, which could lead to a lawsuit against 2267 Shippan Ave. contractor and Madonna Badger's boyfriend, Michael Borcina.

The Internet's foremost group in support of the Badger family has added over 200 members within the past month, and now boasts almost 4,000 members total. Members of the Support Madonna Badger group and Patch commenters remain divided on accountability for the Shippan Ave. fire tragedy, if they place any.

The tragedy's high profile has created a full fire-prevention movement throughout the state. On Feb. 25, CT-Moms will host "," a collaborative fire safety awareness event between firehouses across the county.  In Stamford, A Show of Support will be held at the Belltown Fire Station, and begin at 10:00 a.m.

The Badger family themselves have organized The Other 364 Foundation, which is currently seeking charity status. Donations from A Show of Support will be split with the new foundation. 


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