Djibril, Adja, Khadija, Hassan Diol & Hawa Beye

Background

Five members of a Senegalese family were killed when a fire tore through a two-story home in Denver on August 5th, 2020.

Djibril and Adja Diol and their baby daughter, Khadija, died along with Hassan Diol and her infant daughter, Hawa Beye.

Djibril Diol, who was an engineer and the brother of Hassan Diol, had recently relocated his wife, Adja Diol, from Senegal.

Portraits

Portrait – Djibril, Adja, and Khadija Diol

Djibril and Adja Diol were killed in a house fire along with their baby daughter, Khadija.
Djibril and Adja Diol were killed in a house fire along with their baby daughter, Khadija.

 

Portrait – Diol Family Portrait

Family Portrait
Family Portrait

 

Adja Diol with her daughter, Khadija.
Adja Diol with her daughter, Khadija.

 

Djibril Diol
Djibril Diol

Videos

  1. ‘Incredible Person’: Djibril Diol, Family Remembered During Memorial After Deadly Fire
    • Videos
      • ‘Incredible Person’: Djibril Diol, Family Remembered During Memorial After Deadly Fire
        Channel:- CBS Denver
        Date Published:- 2020-August-6th
        Date Added:- 2021-January-28rd
        Link
  2. Questions Remain About Motive For Deadly House Fire After Teen Suspects Arrested
    • Profile
      • The house fire on Aug. 5, 2020, killed Djibril Diol, his wife Adja, and their 2-year-old daughter, along with 2 others.
    • Videos
      • Questions Remain About Motive For Deadly House Fire After Teen Suspects Arrested
        Channel:- CBS Denver
        Date Published:- 2021-January-28th
        Date Added:- 2021-January-28rd
        Link

 

Transcripts

 

‘Incredible Person’: Djibril Diol, Family Remembered During Memorial After Deadly Fire

  1. Been a good person and working very hard will pull people together
  2. His values, the ways he was raised, everything that was important to him in life is something everybody needs to take note of.
  3. And, he is a way better man than I will ever be

Quotes

  1. Division Police Chief Joe Montoya
    • Beyond the money, what I’m asking for is a heartfelt plea, I want people to look into their hearts … and understand that this was a family that was thriving. They were heading [in] the right direction.
      Link

 

Additional Reporting

  1. CNN
    • Three teens have been arrested in connection with a house fire that killed a Senegalese family of five
      Date Published:- 2021-January-28th
      Link
  2. NBC News
    • Senegalese community in Denver grief-stricken six months after family killed in fire
      Link

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