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Judge to decide if Department of Health director should be tried in water emergency

Posted September 21

— The highest-ranking state official charged so far in the Flint Water Emergency is expected in court today.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon is charged with involuntary manslaughter. It stems from Legionnaires Disease deaths and the city's contaminated water crisis.

Witness testimony is expected as a judge decides if Lyon should be tried.

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