The head of Michigan’s health department is accused of not warning residents about a potential outbreak of the deadly Legionnaires’ disease.
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DETROIT — Booking photos of the two high-ranking state health officials criminally charged last week in connection with an investigation into the Flint water crisis have been released.
The photos of Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon and Chief Medical Executive Dr. Eden Wells were released Monday by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office.
Lyon, 49, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office, both felonies. He is accused causing the death of an 85-year-old man in December 2015 by failing to alert the public about a foreseeable outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.
Wells, 54, is charged with obstruction of justice, a felony, and is accused of providing false testimony to a special agent and threatening to…