FLINT (DTV) – (08/20/2018) – Michigan’s Health and Human Services Director, Nick Lyon will be going to trial to face charges of manslaughter.
On Monday Judge Goggins made his decision for the case to go to trial which means he believes there is enough evidence for a jury to consider.
The judge’s decision in the preliminary hearing comes ten months after it started in September of 2017 and wrapped up in July of 2018.
Lyon is charged with involuntary manslaughter, willful neglect of duty and misconduct in office for the deaths of John Snyder and Robert Skidmore. Both men allegedly died from Legionnaires’ disease caused by Flint switching its drinking water source to the Flint River in 2014.