Elderly Man Fatally Shot During Apparent Home Robbery

A safe was stolen from Lowell Badger’s home, although his daughter says it didn’t contain anything valuable.

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Lowell Badger was an 85-year-old retired farmer from Merom, Indiana. He lived in a rural home on West County Road 350 North, where he and his late wife Nellie raised their four children, one of whom died at age seven after being crushed in a tractor accident.



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