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Suspect in arson that killed 5 members of Senegalese family dealt drugs with sister, hearing reveals

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 22:19:30-05

One of three teenagers charged with killing five people by setting fire to their home in Green Valley Ranch this summer regularly sold drugs with the help of his sister, who is also expected to be charged in the quintuple homicide, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday.

Kevin Bui, 16, who has been charged with murder in the killings, dealt drugs at the direction of his older sister, Tanya Bui, 23, Celeste Rangel a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s office said during a detention hearing for Tanya Bui, who faces federal drug and gun trafficking charges.

Tanya Bui would tell her brother who to sell to, how much people owed, and where to go to make deals, Rangel said.

“She is not only working with Kevin, who is 16 years old, but she is directing him,” Rangel said.

Tanya Bui has not been charged in connection to the fatal fire, but Rangel said those charges are expected.

Read the full story in The Denver Post.