The Republican Party’s candidate likely to win Alabama’s Senate race next month is accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 14-year-old girl in 1979, a new report says.
According to the report published on Thursday in The Washington Post, Leigh Corfman, now 53, said when she was 14 Roy Moore took her into his house in the woods near Gadsden, Alabama, removed her shirt and pants, and was involved in offensive behavior.
“I wasn’t ready for that,” Corfman told the Post.
Three other women also talked to the newspaper. They said that Moore had approached them around a similar time, when they were between the ages of 16 and 18.
Moore was then in his early thirties working as an assistant district attorney.
Moore and his campaign rejected the allegations of sexual impropriety and called the Post story “fake news.”