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

06 January, 2018, 02:20 | Author: Katrina Soto
  • The home of Tina Johnson who accused the former U.S. Senate candidate has been destroyed in a fire

"I am devastated, just devastated", Johnson told AL.com on Friday morning. "We have just the clothes on our backs".

Her mother had accompanied her to the meeting but it did not stop Moore from "grabbing" her buttocks as she left, she claimed.

Johnson was among eight women who came forward to say Moore acted inappropriately with them, with four saying he pursued them while they were teenagers and he was an adult.

A fire has destroyed the home of a woman who accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.

Johnson accused Moore of groping her while they were in his office in the early 1990s, according to The Associated Press.

Investigators said they are talking with a person of interest, but no arrests have been made.

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'

Corfman told the newspaper in a statement that the lawsuit aims "to do what I could not do as a 14-year-old - hold Mr. Moore and those who enable him accountable".

While she and her family lost their physical belongings in the fire, no one was reportedly hurt.

Witnesses to the blaze said they saw a young man with a history of public intoxication around the house before and during the fire.

"I threw on my coveralls and took off down the driveway", he said, adding that his wife called 911, but the dispatcher said the fire had already been reported. He asked one of the neighbors if she "thought Johnson's house was going to burn", but the neighbor in question didn't understand because flames were not yet visible.

Moore denied any wrongdoing, but he lost the race to Democrat Doug Jones.

US Suspends Most Security Assistance To Pakistan
The Trump administration briefed Congress on its decision on Wednesday. "It's north of $255 million", said one USA official. But Pakistan entirely rejected Trump's accusations, and termed them unwarranted and detrimental to Pak-US relations.

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