FILE - This Jan. 21, 2016 file photo shows the Flint River near downtown Flint, Mich. City leaders are floating a shockingly high price to replace the city's water infrastructure damaged after the state’s disastrous decision in 2014 to use the Flint River as the city’s drinking water source without adding a chemical to control corrosion, which caused high levels of chloride from the river to react with iron in the pipes, causing lead to leach into water for a year and a half and contributing to a spike in child lead poisoning before city and state officials fully acknowledged the problem. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Ex-prosecutor to spearhead investigation into Flint water

Republican Bill Schuette said Todd Flood, a former assistant prosecutor for Wayne County, which includes Detroit, will lead the probe.