Forty-five years after the murder of Davis Mansion, Fort Worth’s terrifying landmarks are leveled


First, it ’s Billionaire Oilman’s Mansion And the wonders of architecture.

Then it is Horrible murder scene..

Well, the former Karen Davis The mansion is heading for the iron ball.

Within the following year, the 4100 Stonegate Blvd’s 50-year landmark.Expected to give way in favor of not yet decided New development At homes and grounds, police and witnesses said a late-night intruder killed a man and a girl and shot two more on August 2, 1976.

The former Davis mansion has a gate and remains vacant.

The former Davis mansion has a gate and remains vacant.

When the Davis Mansion was built, South Hulen Street (foreground) was undeveloped and the entrance was outside the Mockingbird Lane behind the Colonial Country Club.

When the Davis Mansion was built, South Hulen Street (foreground) was undeveloped and the entrance was outside the Mockingbird Lane behind the Colonial Country Club.

He said the insurer wanted to buy it for headquarters before the COVID-19 pandemic weakened office demand.

He said he loves the mansion not because of its infamy, but because of its design and grounds.

“We avoided history,” he said.

Andrea Wilborn, 12, the stepdaughter of oil millionaire T. Karen Davis, was killed in a gunman rampage at Davis's residence.

Andrea Wilborn, 12, the stepdaughter of oil millionaire T. Karen Davis, was killed in a gunman rampage at Davis’s residence.

Andrea Wilborn, Davis’ stepdaughter, was 12 years old when he was shot dead under an underground staircase in 1976. Former TCU basketball player Stanfer, 30, was found dead in the kitchen.

Farr was there as a guest of Davis’ estranged wife Priscilla. She lived there during her divorce from Karen.

Prisila Davis was shot in the chest but survived with a chance visitor, Gas “Baba” Gavrel. (She died of cancer in 2001 and Gavrel in 2019.)

Oil millionaire T. Karen Davis was arrested, tried and acquitted in connection with multiple shootings that killed two people at the Davis mansion in southwestern Fort Worth.

Oil millionaire T. Karen Davis was arrested, tried and acquitted in connection with multiple shootings that killed two people at the Davis mansion in southwestern Fort Worth.

Karen Davis was arrested the same night. He was later acquitted, and another criminal accusation was acquitted after a series of two years of epic trials and retrial in the 1995 Heather Locklear movie “Texas Across Justice.”

Davis is now 87 years old. In 1990 he Agreed to pay Farr’s family Civil court settlement.

At the time of the trial, he was the wealthiest murder defendant in US history.

In the middle of the night of 1976, multiple shootings at Fort Worth's mansion injured Priscilla Davis, then 35, and killed 30-year-old Stanfer.

In the middle of the night of 1976, multiple shootings at Fort Worth’s mansion injured Priscilla Davis, then 35, and killed 30-year-old Stanfer.

Michael Crane, a member of the Fort Worth City Council on behalf of the neighborhood, was four years old at the time of the mansion’s murder.

But he also knows a friend of Fort Worth who grew up playing with Andrea.

“I know this was a pre-OJ century trial [Simpson],” He said.

He said he wants landowners and neighbors to cooperate with new development plans.

He said the house is part of history.

“But is that really the history people want to remember?”

Some of us can never forget.

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