Senegalese family including 2 babies was burned alive in her home in Denver: No suspects
On the night of the fire, there were eight people in the house. The three managed to get out alive. Among the dead are three adults and two daughters, one was only 3 years old. The authorities say the arson was deliberate.
The victims were members of one Senegalese family. Djibril and Adja Diol and their 3-year-old daughter, Kadidia, died along with Hassan Diol and her infant daughter, Hawa Beye. Djibril Diol was an engineer and the brother of Hassan Diol, CNN reports.
The incident occurred at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Firefighter and the Police Department are currently investigating. The police are looking for surveillance footage in search of a suspect.
"They were very quiet. They never really came out of their house. The only time they came out they were just really quiet. They never had any problems. They were just very honest, true neighbors," Jordan Sims told CNN affiliate KDVR.
Dieng Amadu and Ousman Ba organized the fundraising campaign on GoFundMe. Over the past three days after the tragedy, the organizers managed to collect almost 170 thousand dollars.
“Djibril Diol, aka Djiby had passed away in a tragic house fire. Djiby, his wife, his sister, his daughter and his niece all passed away. Djiby a cared for his family, his brothers and parents. Djiby a young man with a promising future in Civil Engineering has left behind a community that he so deeply loved and cared for. We are saddened by the loss of a loving Dad, a nurturing husband, and a caring brother to all of us,” the GoFundMe page says.
The loved ones of a Green Valley Ranch family who died in a tragic home fire this week, need our help, Denver. ???????? Please consider donating to help with the cost of sending their remains back to Senegal for a proper burial. https://t.co/gwUYe1mG12— Michael B. Hancock (@MayorHancock) August 7, 2020