Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

Fire at Home of Roy Moore Accuser Being Investigated for Arson

Johnson is one of nine women to accuse Moore, a former judge, of past sexual misconduct in the weeks leading up to his December loss to Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race.

Johnson told AL.com in November that during a visit to Moore's office in 1991, when she was 28, he made several inappropriate comments and then groped her as she was leaving.

Tina Johnson's home in Gadsden, Alabama, went up in flames on Tuesday morning. Johnson and her family said they lost everything they owned.

A spokesman for the Etowah County Sheriff's Department said the fire is under investigation by the Arson Task Force, but no charges have been filed. Etowah County added that the fire did not appear to be related to Roy Moore or the allegations made against him by Johnson and others. "More details will be released when warrants are obtained".

Another neighbor said the man authorities are investigating "approached her as she was getting in her auto that morning and asked if she thought Johnson's house was going to burn". A suspect of interest is being spoken to.

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She told AL.com that she has not yet been told by law enforcement officials how the fire started, except that it began at the back of the house. "But, you know, right now I'm just so devastated", says Tina Johnson.

"We have just the clothes on our backs", she told the website.

Johnson and her family are living in a motel while their friends and neighbors help them recover from the blaze.

Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife has identified the "Jewish" attorney she referred to at a campaign rally.

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