New Criminal Charges Announced In The Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Attorney General, Bill Schuette, announced that he will file new criminal charges stemming from the ongoing Flint Water Crisis.
Schuette has been running an investigation into the water crisis over the last year, and has already filed charges against 13 people.
The details of the new charges will be made public at a news conference in Flint this morning. WNEM has reported that the names of the people being charged are commonly known names.
According to The Detroit Free Press, AG Bill Schuette has filed criminal charges against Nick Lyon and Eden Wells.
Lyon is the Michigan Health and Human Services Director, and now faces involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office charges. Both of these charges are felonies.
Eden Wells is Michigan’s Chief Medical Executive, and has been charged with Obstruction of Justice and lying to a police officer.