Mother Accused Of Faking Son’s Cancer To Plead Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity


A Utica woman charged with child endangering is planning to plead not guilty in connection with allegedly faking cancer claims
regarding her young son.

Emily Creno was officially charged earlier in September.

Creno’s attorney, Christopher Cooper, filed a motion for a competency hearing. He also filed a motion to enter a plea of not guilty
by reason of insanity.

10 Investigates first broke the story that the Utica mother was accused of faking cancer claims of her young son.

10 Investigates found that she had created a website for her son JJ. She claimed that he had cancer.

Information 10 Investigates obtained from law enforcement and other sources suggested there was no basis for the cancer claim.

A Utica police detective told 10TV that he had a letter from a doctor stating that the child did not have cancer.
Creno was accused of taking money from people during the alleged hoax.

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