Name: Jeremy Fraser.
Died: March 30, 2009.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Salem, Maryland, USA.
Disability: Autism, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Jeremy was in remission, on the last stage of his cancer therapy, when his mother deliberately withdrew the medication that probably would have saved his life. He died of recurrent leukemia.
Perpetrator: Kristen LaBrie (Mother), convicted of attempted murder, sentenced to 8-10 years; served 5 years before being granted new trial; pleaded guilty to attempted murder, sentenced to time served.