Quick access to main page (top) Direct access to main contents Quick access to main page (bottom)

Colorado Man Receives 60-Year Sentence in Fatal Arson Case that Killed Five

Daniel Kim Views  

Yonhap News

A 20-year-old man who attempted to track his stolen iPhone ended up committing an arson attack on the wrong house, killing a family of five, and has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

According to AP News, on Tuesday, the Colorado court announced that it had sentenced Kevin Bui, who was charged with first-degree murder and arson, to 60 years in prison.

Dillon Siebert (14 at the time), who was involved in the crime with Bui, was sentenced last year to three years in a juvenile detention center and seven years in a state youth incarceration program. Another accomplice, 19-year-old Gavin Seymour, was sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty.

On August 5, 2020, Bui set fire to a house in Denver and killed five Senegalese immigrants, including Djibril Diol, 29; Djibril’s wife, Adja, 23; the couple’s 2-year-old daughter, Khadija; Djibril’s sister, Hassan, 25, and Hassan’s 6-month-old daughter, Hawa Beye.

Bui was arrested and confessed to the crime.

He told police, “After my iPhone, money, and shoes were stolen, I used an application to track the phone and set fire to the house where it appeared to be. The next day, after committing the crime, I found out that the people who died in the fire were not the ones who stole the iPhone.”

However, the police did not reveal the actual location of Bui’s iPhone.

Immediately after the incident, police captured the images of the three suspects from surveillance video footage around the victim’s house. However, they wore masks, making it difficult for the police to identify them for several months. The police finally identified the three suspects by tracking the IP address used to search for the house address on Google.

Meanwhile, some groups objected to the police requesting Google to provide search history information, arguing that it was a measure that violated personal privacy.

Daniel Kim
content@viewusglobal.com

Comments0

300

Comments0

[WORLD] Latest Stories

  • McDonald's Extends $5 Meal Deal to Beat Inflation Blues
  • Kamala Harris Leads Trump in Latest Poll: Is She the New Democratic Darling?
  • China Plays Peacemaker: 14 Palestinian Groups Sign Historic Peace Declaration
  • Is Kamala Harris Ready to Break Barriers in the 2024 Election?
  • Spain’s Vacation Hotspots in Chaos: Why Locals Are Telling Tourists to ‘Get Out!’
  • Is Kamala Harris the Future of America? All Eyes on Her Presidential Bid!

Weekly Best Articles

  • Teen Set on Fire by Classmates For Speaking Indigenous Language in Mexico
  • Will Trump and Kim Jong Un Sit Down Again? North Korea Says It’s Up to U.S. Actions
  • Leidos Hit by Major Hack: Sensitive U.S. Government Documents Leaked
  • China Cracks Down: Teachers and Students Forced to Hand Over Passports
  • Ex-North Korean Diplomat Reveals Why So Many Officials Were Trying to Escape
  • Delta Air Lines Faces U.S. Investigation Over Mass Flight Cancellations
  • Secret Service Chief Resigns After Trump Shooting Incident
  • McDonald’s Extends $5 Meal Deal to Beat Inflation Blues
  • Trump and DeChambeau Break Records and Donate Big: The Golf Match Everyone’s Talking About
  • Kamala Harris Leads Trump in Latest Poll: Is She the New Democratic Darling?
  • China Pushes for a No-First-Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons – Targeting U.S. and Allies?
  • China Plays Peacemaker: 14 Palestinian Groups Sign Historic Peace Declaration

You May Also Like

  • 1
    Shuttlecock Prices Skyrocket: Is Badminton Now a Sport for the Rich?

    hotclick 

  • 2
    Tesla's Humanoid Robot to Transform Industries by 2026

    BUSINESS 

  • 3
    Indian Social Media Influencer Dies After Falling 300 Feet While Filming Instagram Video

    ASIA 

  • 4
    Lonely Deaths Hit Younger Generation Hard: Why Are We Seeing a Surge in Tragic Outcomes

    ASIA 

  • 5
    Chinese Media Reacts to Biden's Dropout: 'The Real Fight is Coming!'

    LATEST 

Popular Now

  • 1
    China's Silence on Biden's Exit: What Are They Really Thinking?

    LATEST 

  • 2
    U.S., South Korea, and Japan Forge New Defense Agreements!

    LATEST 

  • 3
    After 8 Years, North Korean Athletes Ready to Compete in Paris!

    SPORTS 

  • 4
    Can AI Replace Our Loved Ones? Controversial Technology Letting You Talk to the Dead

    LATEST 

  • 5
    Magic Mushrooms vs. Reality: What Psilocybin Did to This Neurologist’s Brain Is Mind-Boggling

    DEBATE 

Weekly Best Articles

  • Teen Set on Fire by Classmates For Speaking Indigenous Language in Mexico
  • Will Trump and Kim Jong Un Sit Down Again? North Korea Says It’s Up to U.S. Actions
  • Leidos Hit by Major Hack: Sensitive U.S. Government Documents Leaked
  • China Cracks Down: Teachers and Students Forced to Hand Over Passports
  • Ex-North Korean Diplomat Reveals Why So Many Officials Were Trying to Escape
  • Delta Air Lines Faces U.S. Investigation Over Mass Flight Cancellations
  • Secret Service Chief Resigns After Trump Shooting Incident
  • McDonald’s Extends $5 Meal Deal to Beat Inflation Blues
  • Trump and DeChambeau Break Records and Donate Big: The Golf Match Everyone’s Talking About
  • Kamala Harris Leads Trump in Latest Poll: Is She the New Democratic Darling?
  • China Pushes for a No-First-Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons – Targeting U.S. and Allies?
  • China Plays Peacemaker: 14 Palestinian Groups Sign Historic Peace Declaration

Must-Reads

  • 1
    Shuttlecock Prices Skyrocket: Is Badminton Now a Sport for the Rich?

    hotclick 

  • 2
    Tesla's Humanoid Robot to Transform Industries by 2026

    BUSINESS 

  • 3
    Indian Social Media Influencer Dies After Falling 300 Feet While Filming Instagram Video

    ASIA 

  • 4
    Lonely Deaths Hit Younger Generation Hard: Why Are We Seeing a Surge in Tragic Outcomes

    ASIA 

  • 5
    Chinese Media Reacts to Biden's Dropout: 'The Real Fight is Coming!'

    LATEST 

Popular Now

  • 1
    China's Silence on Biden's Exit: What Are They Really Thinking?

    LATEST 

  • 2
    U.S., South Korea, and Japan Forge New Defense Agreements!

    LATEST 

  • 3
    After 8 Years, North Korean Athletes Ready to Compete in Paris!

    SPORTS 

  • 4
    Can AI Replace Our Loved Ones? Controversial Technology Letting You Talk to the Dead

    LATEST 

  • 5
    Magic Mushrooms vs. Reality: What Psilocybin Did to This Neurologist’s Brain Is Mind-Boggling

    DEBATE 

Share it on...