CHICAGO — Fitch Ratings confirmed Wednesday that Detroit made its Oct. 1 debt service payments on water and sewer bonds, and defaulted on general obligation debt the city believes is unsecured.

Both the water and sewer payments and GO default were expected. Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr announced in June he would stop making payments on debt he considers unsecured, like GO debt, and continue to make payments on debt he considers secured, like revenue bonds.

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