May 12, 2016
Flint (WJRT) - Update: (05/12/16) - An autopsy (click here) shows Flint city water plant supervisor Matthew McFarland died from drug intoxication with high levels of controlled substances.
Foul play isn't suspected at this point, but the case is not closed.
Because McFarland worked at the Flint water plant, the FBI and investigators with the Attorney General's office are working the case.
(04/21/16) - Thursday, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver announced the death of a forman at the Flint Water Plant.
A friend discovered 43-year-old Matthew McFarland's body when he went to visit him at his Otter Lake home last Saturday.
The Lapeer County Sheriff tells ABC12 there was no apparent signs of foul play.
Investigators are still waiting for toxicology reports before releasing a cause of death.
Lapeer County deputies also contacted state and federal officials because McFarland had been questioned by investigators looking into Flint's Water Emergency.