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Chief medical officer to stand trial in Flint Water Crisis case

Doctor Eden Wells has been bound over for trial in connection to the Flint Water Crisis (WEYI)

FLINT, Mich. -- Doctor Eden Wells has been bound over for trial in connection to the Flint Water Crisis.

She will stand trial for three charges, including involuntary manslaughter for not informing the public about a deadly outbreak of Legionnaires Disease .

She will also stand trial for obstruction of justice and lying to a peace officer.


She is one of 15 state and local officials charged in connection to the Flint Water Crisis.

The other 15 state and local officials include:

Dr. Wells and her colleague Nick Lyon, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Service, have both been bound over for trial.

Wells is the state’s chief medical officer at the MDHHS.


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