Flint water crisis
|Date||April 2014 - Present|
|Location||Flint, Michigan, United States|
|Description||A mass poisoning in Flint Michigan|
In Flint, Michingan, between 6,000 and 12,000 children have been exposed to drinking water with high levels of lead and they may experience a range of serious health problems A spike in Legionnaires' disease may also have been due to drinking water.
Sasha Avonna Bell was one of the first of a growing number of people to file a lawsuit in connection to the Flint water crisis after she claimed that her child had been lead poisoned. She was found shot dead on April 19 in the 2600 block of Ridgecrest Drive at the Ridgecrest Village Townhouses. Sacorya Renee Reed was also found shot to death in the home. 18 year old Malek Emmanuel Thornton was charged in connection with the double murder.
Water Treatment Plant Foreman Matthew McFarland, 43, of Otter Lake died suddenly on on Saturday, April 16, according to his obituary.
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