Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson lost her home in a
fire on Tuesday, and an investigation is underway.
Johnson was one of several women who came
forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against
Moore during Alabama’s special Senate election. She said
that Moore ― who was defeated by Democrat
Doug Jones last month ― had groped her in his
office in 1991, when she was 28 years old.
On Tuesday morning, her house in Gadsden, Alabama, caught fire,
While no one was hurt ― Johnson, her husband and her grandchild
were all out of the house at the time ― the family lost all
their possessions in the blaze.
“I am devastated, just devastated,” Johnson told the news
site. “We have just the clothes on our backs.”
The Etowah County Arson Task Force and its sheriff’s office are
looking into the fire, the sheriff’s office said on
“The ongoing investigation does not lead us to believe that the
fire is in any way related to Roy Moore or allegations made
against him,” the statement noted.
Roy Moore denied all the sexual misconduct allegations, but
he still lost the election.
Johnson and one of her neighbors told AL.com that other
neighbors had seen a young man with a history of public
intoxication walking around the house around the time of the
Investigators are speaking to a person of interest, but
warrants have not yet been obtained, the sheriff’s
statement said. If and when they are, the sheriff will release
“I thought the people of Alabama would not have enough sense to
do the right thing,” Johnson said. “Maybe there’s hope for
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