Utility Workers Indicted Over Brain-Eating Amoeba Testing

The indictment alleges that two Louisiana workers in St. John the Baptist Parish didn't test water samples assigned to them.
1:43 | 10/21/14

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It's unbelievable. They only because. Here we trust some. It was doing Jack can't say god and she asked him but he thinks. Cinderella run mundane lives blocks away from a Saint John parish water treatment facility that she says has hunted her ever since a deadly brain eating a -- was found in water district one. Roughly two months ago. Now the latest developments include two parish employees'. Indicted on criminal charges the indictment handed down by a C John parish grand jury. Charging 54 year old Kevin branch of applause and 43 year old didn't yell Roussel of Paulina with one count of malfeasance in office. And one count of filing and or maintaining false public records. The state attorney general's office telling us the two lied about collecting water samples. And also find information on long as they were required to maintain. Arrest us. It was shocking to all of us if I wouldn't want this news. No. Yes the indictment stems out of the state police investigation. That investigation now reveals GPS devices attached to the vehicles. Children on numerous days Kevin branch ending out Roussel. We're not near testing sites collecting water samples they attested to. Parish president Natalie we're bottom says she's disappointed the remains committed to making sure the water is safe. And to prevent this from happening again. It Sandra Rehman day as one of many finding it hard. To trusting a system that's already let her down apple apple horizon.

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