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Nine US officials including Michigan ex-governor charged over Flint water crisis deaths – ABC News

A new investigation of the Flint water disaster leads to charges against nine people who are accused of various crimes in a calamitous plan that contaminated the…

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Nine US officials including former Michigan governor Rick Snyder and key members of his administration have been charged following a new investigation into the Flint water disaster that contaminated the US city with lead and left 12 people dead.
Key points:

  • A lengthy criminal investigation ran parallel to civil litigation over the health crisis
  • It’s alleged Flint residents who became sick from the water were failed by ‘all levels of government’
  • Officials face a variety of charges including manslaughter,…

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