The Stamford Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/2wjtaAN) that the .34-acre plot in the city where Madonna Badger’s 116-year-old Victorian burned on Dec. 25, 2011, killing her parents and three daughters, was sold to the next door neighbor for $500,000, far below the $850,00 asking price.
The blaze killed 7-year-old twins Grace and Sarah Badger, 9-year-old Lily Badger and their maternal grandparents, Lomar and Pauline Johnson. It was blamed on fireplace ashes that had been bagged and left in a mudroom.
The new owner, Steve Loeb, says he wants to “do something respectful with the land,” including a memorial for the girls, who were friends with his son.
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