Two Flint, Michigan murders this week are beginning to look rather suspicious in the wake of the Flint Water Treatment Plant catastrophe.
19 year old Sasha Avonna Bell, who was a victim of a fatal shooting in her home. was one of the first to file a lawsuit in Flint concerning the plant.
Matthew McFarland, who was a foreman at the Flint Water Treatment plant, was also found dead in his home on April 16th after being questioned by investigators.. The cause of his death is unknown.
Bell’s lawsuit named three current and former government employees. It accused them of neglect in their responsibilities to keep Flint water safe.
It also alleged that her infant is suffering from lead poisoning as a result of contaminated water in Flint.
McFarland’s death remains an open investigation and happened after the attorney general Bill Schuette announced there were three men facing criminal charges in connection with the Flint water crisis.
AG Schuette has announced charges in Flint against Michael Glasgow, Stephen Busch and Michael Prysby.
They are all accused of tampering with test results that had showed the city’s water supply high levels of lead.
Prysby was employed as an engineer with the state’s Office of Drinking Water. He is also being accused of telling Glasgow that phosphate would not be needed when the city switched supplies to the Flint river back in 2014.
Phosphates, used to make water less corrosive, would have prevented damaged to the lead pipes in Flint which caused the toxic metal to leech into the supply.
Prysby and Busch are also accused of lying to an EPA regulator, saying that Flint was using proper corrosion control when they knew it was not.
Prysby and Busch also interfered with government health inspectors during the Legionella outbreak that killed 12 people, which which is being linked to the water crisis.
In addition to the lead contamination, the Flint Water Treatment catastrophe has resulted in at least 91 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, including 12 deaths, over a 17-month period.
Add to that 2 more, Sasha Avonna Bell and Matthew McFarland, Were they silenced?
This crime was not only covered up by the government, it was allowed to continue for many months without anyone bothering to warn the public. So the realm of possibility exists.
“Water Batman”, Erin Brockovich stops by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to explain the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, which she has been investigating for over a year.
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