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  1. Standard membervivify
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    01 May '16 12:13
    http://vigilantcitizen.com/latestnews/woman-leading-flint-water-poisoning-lawsuit-found-shot-dead-home/

    The Flint Water Treatment Plant Foreman (an important part of the investigation) and a woman leading the Flint lead poisoning lawsuit were both found dead in less than a week.

    Now that the federal government opened an investigation on the issue, news emerging from Flint are downright sordid.



    First, in March, important documents went missing, the police openly admits that it was an inside job, and that the crime will most likely remain unresolved.

    Days before the federal government opened an investigation into the Flint water crisis, someone broke into a vacant City Hall office full of documents related to the embattled Michigan city’s water system.

    Nearly three months later, officials have confirmed that a TV went missing, but little else is known, according to the Flint Journal.

    Without suspects or a firm handle on what else may have been swiped, authorities told the paper last week that the crime may remain unsolved.

    No warrants have been issued in the case, but officials don’t shy away from speculative statements that stop just short of conspiracy theories.

    “It was definitely an inside job,” police chief Tim Johnson told the Journal. “The power cord (to the TV) wasn’t even taken. The average drug user knows that you’d need the power cord to be able to pawn it.”

    “It was somebody that had knowledge of those documents that really wanted to keep them out of the right hands, out of the hands of someone who was going to tell the real story of what’s going on with Flint water.”

    Days before the federal government opened an investigation into the Flint water crisis, someone broke into a vacant City Hall office full of documents related to the embattled Michigan city’s water system.
    – Washington Post, The mystery surrounding missing water files at Flint City Hall: ‘It was definitely an inside job’

    On April 16th, Water Treatment Plant Foreman Matthew McFarland (who had been interviewed regarding the water crisis) was found dead at the young age of 43. Cause of death? Unknown.

    A few days later, a 19-year old woman leading the Flint water crisis lawsuit, Sasha Bell, was found shot dead in her home.

    http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/how-beat-isis-blow-money-n564956

    Bell was killed several days after 43-year-old Matthew McFarland, a foreman at Flint's scandal-scarred Water Treatment Plant, was found dead at his home on April 16.

    The Lapeer County Sheriff's Department said there was no evidence of foul play. But McFarland had been questioned by investigators looking into whether officials deliberately downplayed the dangers posed by the lead in Flint's drinking water.

    His death came after co-worker Michael Glasgow, who ran Flint's water treatment plant, was charged with tampering with evidence and willful neglect of duty for allegedly filing false reports to the state about water quality.

    Two state environmental officials, Stephen Busch and Michael Prysby, were charged with misconduct, evidence tampering, conspiracy and violations of the Safe Water Drinking Act for allegedly altering water test results.
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    01 May '16 13:16
    Any less dubious source for this story? In any case, sounds like a good script for a Hollywood movie.
  3. Standard membervivify
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    01 May '16 13:46
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    Any less dubious source for this story? In any case, sounds like a good script for a Hollywood movie.
    The second link in the OP is from NBC news. I included it specifically because that first source is one I've never heard of.
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    01 May '16 13:49
    Originally posted by vivify
    The second link in the OP is from NBC news. I included it specifically because that first source is one I've never heard of.
    It's a story about ISIS.
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    01 May '16 14:008 edits
    Whoops, that's the wrong NBC link. Below is the correct one.

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/sasha-avona-bell-flint-woman-who-sued-over-water-crisis-n563451
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    01 May '16 14:17
    Sasha Bell was murdered by her ex-boyfriend and you can hardly call her a "water investigator".
    MacFarland as plant supervisor was under a lot of heat, when toxicology tests come back it'll be a suicide.
    Nothing to see here.
  7. Standard membervivify
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    01 May '16 14:49
    Originally posted by FishHead111
    Sasha Bell was murdered by her ex-boyfriend
    ........allegedly.

    Yeah, this is probably just an odd coincidence, but as KN said, it does make for a good Hollywood script. Sasha Bell, a woman whose dream was to be a pediatric nurse, was one of the first to file a suit against flint, after her son got lead poisoning from the water. Here, you have the basis for a tragic heroine, and the possibly shading dealings of a the (now dead) foreman of the water treatment, whose coworkers were also investigated.

    Add all the political attention this got because of the election year, and the fact that most of the citizens affected are black (which drew criticism as the reason for the situation being overlooked), and you have quite a drama; politics, murder, racial tension, the works.
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    01 May '16 15:07
    Originally posted by vivify
    ........allegedly.

    Yeah, this is probably just an odd coincidence, but as KN said, it does make for a good Hollywood script. Sasha Bell, a woman whose dream was to be a pediatric nurse, was one of the first to file a suit against flint, after her son got lead poisoning from the water. Here, you have the basis for a tragic heroine, and the possibly sha ...[text shortened]... tion being overlooked), and you have quite a drama; politics, murder, racial tension, the works.
    Too bad it's probably not a conspiracy but just a matter of incompetence and inadequate regulation and enforcement.
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    01 May '16 16:28
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    Too bad it's probably not a conspiracy but just a matter of incompetence and inadequate regulation and enforcement.
    Are you saying the police were incompetent because they didn't know her ex-boyfriend was going to chimp-out and kill her?
    Or that the supervisor was worried about being indicted and would kill himself?
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    01 May '16 19:28
    Originally posted by vivify
    http://vigilantcitizen.com/latestnews/woman-leading-flint-water-poisoning-lawsuit-found-shot-dead-home/

    The Flint Water Treatment Plant Foreman (an important part of the investigation) and a woman leading the Flint lead poisoning lawsuit were both found dead in less than a week.

    Now that the federal government opened an investigation on the issue, news ...[text shortened]... spiracy and violations of the Safe Water Drinking Act for allegedly altering water test results.
    Hmmmm, Michigan governor (or his hired goons at least, but what they don't know is that they're next) has been busy.
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    02 May '16 11:01
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Hmmmm, Michigan governor (or his hired goons at least, but what they don't know is that they're next) has been busy.
    Stuff and nonsense, what would be the point of killing the 19 year old woman who had a lawsuit going like a hundred others in Flint? She didn't know anything.
    Do you really think the governor is going to start having people killed? The president of the United States couldn't keep one silly girl from telling the world about giving him a blow job, but a state governor has a hit squad and isn't worried about getting found out?
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