Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson's home gutted in fire, arson investigation underway

Posted January 06, 2018

"I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson told The Birmingham News.

Johnson was among eight women who came forward to say Moore acted inappropriately with them, with four saying he pursued them while they were teenagers and he was an adult. The neighbor didn't know what he was talking about, she said, because flames weren't visible at the time. We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said.

Johnson, who is now staying at a motel, told that neighbors noticed a young man with a history of public intoxication near the house before and during the fire.

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The home of a woman who accused failed Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual harassment was destroyed in a fire earlier this week, reported Friday.

In a statement, the Etowah County Sheriff's Office said it does not believe the fire is "in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made against him".

The Etowah County Sheriff's Office revealed that the fire was being reviewed by its arson task force, but, while a suspect was being spoken to, no charges had been filed yet. Moore grabbed her buttocks during a child custody petition meeting in his Gadsden office in 1991, Johnson claimed.

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"More details will be released when warrants are obtained".

Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson's house in Gadsden, Alabama burned on Tuesday in what Johnson and her neighbors suspect was an act of arson. Moore lost the race last month by a narrow margin to Democrat Doug Jones.

Reuters was unable to independently verify the allegations, and Moore has denied any wrongdoing.

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