UPDATED Friday, 3:00 p.m. — Kaua‘i landowner and car dealership mogul Jimmy Pflueger was indicted today on criminal manslaughter and reckless endangerment charges in relation to the March 2006 breach that killed seven people.
A Kaua‘i grand jury convened at 5th Circuit Court issued the indictment today, as confirmed state Attorney General Mark Bennett.
The grand jury charged Pflueger, 82, on seven counts of manslaughter for allegedly altering the dam that contributed to the deaths.
Pflueger will reportedly turn himself over to authorities next week.
Pflueger attorney Bill McCorriston and Attorney General Bennett are having press conferences and more information will come to light as it is made available.