A buyer who found out after she purchased a $610,000 home that a murder-suicide occurred in it will now get the chance for a jury to determine whether that was a material defect in the house that should have been disclosed prior to the sale.

A split Superior Court panel in Milliken v. Jacono found the case should not have been dismissed on summary judgment because the issue of whether the murder-suicide was a material defect in the house was one for the jury.

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