Black Muslim Senegalese family murdered in a possible Anti-Muslim hate crime in Denver, Colorado

An entire Black Muslim family was murdered in a possible Anti-Muslim hate crime in Denver, Colorado on August 5th, three masked people burned down their home killing them.

Djbril & Adja Diol a young couple ,their 2 y/o daughter, Djbril’s sister and her 7 month old infant Girl.

Firefighters responded around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday to a fire raging at the 5312 N. Truckee St. home. They were unable to save the family, but three others living in the house jumped from the second floor of the house and survived without life-threatening injuries. They have not been identified.

Investigators quickly labeled the fire as an arson and on Friday they asked the public for information that could lead to an arrest.

Police announced the $14,000 award during a Friday afternoon news conference, seeking information into the fire that killed five members of a Senegalese family. They were identified as Djibril Diol, his wife, Adja Diol, and their 3-year-old daughter, Kadidia Diol along with Djibril Diol’s sister, Hassan Diol, and her infant daughter, Hawa Beye.

“Beyond the money, what I’m asking for is a heartfelt plea,” Joe Montoya, a Denver police division chief, said. “I want people to look into their hearts … and understand that this was a family that was thriving. They were heading the right direction.”

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