Roy Moore accuser's house fire under investigation for arson

Geneva Matthews
January 6, 2018

Tina Johnson, who accused Senate candidate Roy Moore a year ago of grabbing her in his office in the early 1990s, lost her home in a fire this week. Moore grabbed her buttocks during a child custody petition meeting in his Gadsden office in 1991, Johnson claimed.

On Tuesday morning, Johnson's home in Gadsen, Alabama went up in flames and the blaze is now being investigated for arson.

While the Etowah County Arson Task Force also reports their investigation does not lead them to believe the fire is related to Roy Moore or the allegations against him, they do not say how they were able to determine that so quickly.

A statement from the sheriff's office says authorities are speaking to a person of interest about the fire.

I am devastated, just devastated.

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama called the sexual misconduct allegations'scurrilous and'false
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama called the sexual misconduct allegations 'scurrilous' and 'false'

According to Johnson and neighbor Kevin Tallant, other neighbors witnessed a young man who had a history of public intoxication walking around the house before and during the blaze. "More details will be released when warrants are obtained". Johnson said the young man asked a neighbor if she thought the house was "going to burn". "We have just the clothes on our backs".

Moore denied any wrongdoing, but he lost the race to Democrat Doug Jones.

"I threw on my coveralls and took off down the driveway", he said, adding that his wife called 911, but the dispatcher said the fire had already been reported.

Despite being backed wholeheartedly by President Trump throughout his campaign and dismissing the allegations against him as false, Moore could not overcome them.

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