Sasha Avona Bell


Age: 19

pediatric nurse and key figure in the Flint, Michigan water crisis who was one of the first of a growing number of people to file a lawsuit against government officials and six companies in connection to the bellwether Flint water crisis after she claimed that her infant son was allegedly suffering from the effects of lead poisoning as a result of the city's contaminated water, whose case was one of 98 lawsuits filed on behalf of 220 children by New York attorney Corey Stern along with the Flint-based law firm Robinson Carter & Crawford and also played an important role in determining the future of the more than five dozen other lawsuits that were filed.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in a double homicide

Born: July 7, 1996

Died: April 19, 2016

Flint, Michigan