Report: Bevan Baker, Milwaukee health commissioner, leaves his job

A report says that the city of Milwaukee's health commissioner has ended his tenure in that job.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Bevan Baker has left his job in that role.

Baker served for 13 years in the position, but he has been criticized for numerous issues from internal hostile work environments - reports of seven staffers leaving the office recently - to his role in the lead poisoning issue in Milwaukee, according to the newspaper.

A news conference was called for 3 p.m. at Mayor Tom Barrett's office. WTMJ will broadcast it live. Click here to listen.

This comes mere days after the retirement of Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn.

Check back for more on this story as details come in to us.

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