Judge Orders Top Michigan Health Official to Stand Trial for Flint Deaths – Aug 24, 2018

Judge orders top Michigan health official to stand trial for Flint deaths

Sheila Brehm and Michael Anders, WSWS, 21 August 2018

http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/08/21/flin-a21.html

A state court judge ruled Monday that Nick Lyon, the executive director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, will be brought to trial for two counts of involuntary manslaughter, as well as other felony charges related to the Flint water crisis. This ruling marks the first time anyone has been ordered to stand trial for the criminal conspiracy committed against the population of this working class city north of Detroit. Lyon was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder and still holds the position as head of the state health agency.

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Finally! 5 Gov’t Officials Indicted for Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis – June 14, 2017

Michigan’s attorney general has filed new, more serious charges of involuntary manslaughter against five officials in the Flint Water Crisis investigation

via Finally! 5 Gov’t Officials Indicted for Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis — The Free Thought Project