DENVER (AP) – Police on Wednesday announced a $40,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of those responsible for setting a house fire in Denver that killed five recent immigrants from the West African nation of Senegal.
Lt. Matt Clark with the Denver Police Department’s Major Crimes Division said during a news conference that investigators have fielded about four dozen tips following the Aug. 5 fire and have reviewed “countless hours” of video footage from various surveillance cameras in the area.
Police also have released a surveillance photo showing three suspects wearing full face masks and hoodies. Investigators say the three fled in a dark-colored sedan after the fire was set in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood, a relatively new development of closely spaced homes near Denver International Airport.
Killed were Djibril and Adja Diol, along with their 22-month-old daughter Khadija, as well as relative Hassan Diol and her infant daughter Hawa Baye. Three other people managed to