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Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

The Etowah County Arson Task Force and Etowah County Sheriff's investigators are looking into a recent house fire at the home of Tina Johnson, who accused Roy Moore of grabbing her in his office.

Johnson, who claimed Moore groped her in 1991 at his law offices, confirmed to NBC News that her home in Gadsden caught fire on Tuesday while she and her husband were at work.

Johnson's home on Lake Mary Louise Road in Gadsden, Alabama, burned down Tuesday in a fire now under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force, AL.com first reported.

"That fire is still under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force", said Natalie Barton, public information officer with the Etowah County Sheriff's Department. The statement says investigators don't believe the fire is linked to Moore or the allegations against him.

Johnson and some of her neighbors told AL.com that a young man with a history of public intoxication was seen walking around the house before and during the blaze.




"I am devastated, just devastated", she was quoted as saying. "We have just the clothes on our backs".

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

Failed Senate candidate Roy Moore was accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct. Corfman was one of several women who said Moore pursued them when they were teenagers.

"I was so humiliated and sickened", she said.

He lost the special election to Democrat Doug Jones on December 12, turning Alabama blue from red for the first time in 25 years.

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