Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down

'He didn't pinch it; he grabbed it, ' she said at the time.

"I am devastated, just devastated", she told AL.com on Friday.

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.

Moore accuser Tina Johnson of Gadsden lost her home Wednesday in a fire that's under investigation by arson specialists in Etowah County.

Investigators said they are talking with a person of interest, but no arrests have been made. We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said.

Police say they have identified a suspect who is known in the area for being drunk and misbehaved.

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'

Though all their belongings were destroyed in the fire, Johnson, her husband and their grandson that lives with them were all out of the house when the fire was set.

Johnson accused Moore of groping her butt in 1991, when she was 28 and visiting his law office.

Moore, she said, grabbed her buttocks so hard she could feel the "dents of his fingers".

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

At the start of the meeting, Moore remarked on how "pretty" she was and made her feel uncomfortable, she said.

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.

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