Sorry, when someone says: when no one has previously mentioned Satan, merely the tea... I deduce they believe in Satan and are inferring that the previously mentioned tea takers are in cahoots with him or maybe being punished, perhaps by not getting their tea.
That is an understandable and popular misconception which is apparently not true... Shock horror. Many are alive and well as documented here:
There is much more on this if you want to research it.
I believe you'll find that that news story, like others in the weeks directly after 9/11 was simply finding people with the same name. The BBC says: