Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected

Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected

Alabama home of Roy Moore accuser burns, arson suspected

Johnson and her neighbors suspect "a young man who had a history of public intoxication" because he was seen walking around the house before the fire.

On Friday, she told AL.com how she had lost everything in the fire. Firefighters rushed to the rural one-level house after a utility worker called 911 shortly after 8 a.m., but by the time they were able to quench the flames, Johnson's family home was all but collapsed.

"I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson told the news site. According to Johnson, one neighbor told her that the man in question approached the neighbor and asked if she thought Johnson's house was going to burn. We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said.

One of the women who accused failed Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate sexual contact said Friday that her Alabama home burned to the ground and that investigators suspect arson.

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'

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

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.

It added the office is speaking to a person of interest in the blaze that took place on Wednesday and arrest warrants have not yet been obtained.

In an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly in mid-November, Johnson said she was in her 20s and was signing custody of her son over to her mother when Moore touched her. The Republican Moore, a former chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, lost narrowly to Democratic candidate Doug Jones.

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