A woman has been charged with withholding cancer medication from her 8-year-old autistic son, who prosecutors say likely will die because the cancer has returned

News — By on July 1, 2008 at 2:37 pm

Kristen Anne LaBrie, 36, of Beverly, Mass., was released on personal recognizance Monday after pleading not guilty in Salem District Court to a charge of reckless child endangerment.

Her son, Jeremy Fraser, had been in remission from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He had a good prognosis when first diagnosed, with chances of recovery put at 85 percent to 90 percent, according to a police report.

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