Fire at Moore accuser's Alabama home not linked to allegations: sheriff

Kristopher Drake
January 6, 2018

Johnson was one of 9 women who came forward previous year to accuse Roy Moore of sexual abuse.

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.

"I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson said.

The Etowah County Sheriff's Office said investigators were "speaking to a person of interest", but no arrest warrants had been obtained. We have just the clothes on our backs, ' she said.

Officials are investigating the alleged arson at the household of Tina Johnson, one of the women who had accused former Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct last November.

Johnson, who is now staying at a motel, told that neighbors noticed a young man with a history of public intoxication near the house before and during the fire. "But there have been no charges, to my knowledge, related to the fire at this time". "I guess I'm ashamed I didn't say nothing, didn't turn around and slap him".

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

Johnson's neighbor Kevin Tallant and others witnessed a young man "walking around the house before and during the blaze".

Defeated U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife has identified the "Jewish" attorney she referred to at a campaign rally. She said she is thankful for her neighbors, who have been supportive of her family.

Johnson and her family are now living in a motel.

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