a mother witholds medication from her son. does she have the right to do this? many people withhold medical treatment from their kids in the name of religion, is there a difference in doing it for personal reasons or doing it for religous reasons? Mom Faces Charges After Boy Dies Of Cancer - Local News Story - WCVB Boston Investigators later learned that most of Jeremy's prescriptions went unfilled and that LaBrie had canceled at least a dozen of Jeremys medical appointments. Police in Salem, where LaBrie lived at the time, charged her with child endangerment. Father Eric Fraser said Tuesday that his sons death was unnecessary and unfair. He blamed LaBrie for failing to administer the cancer medication to their son. He doesnt deserve any of this, said Fraser. Hes an innocent boy that relied on his mother. LaBries lawyer has not asserted any religious beliefs or alternative treatments.