Michigan official charged with manslaughter over Flint water: report

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 14, 2017 10:24 AM

(Reuters) - The head of Michigan's health department has been charged with involuntary manslaughter stemming from his role in the Flint water crisis, the Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday.

Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon is among two high-ranking officials charged in the fourth round of criminal charges brought in connection with the Flint matter, the newspaper said.

(Reporting by Timothy Mclaughlin in Chicago; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)