Nanny Arrested for Killing 2 Kids in Her Care
Saturday, November 03, 2012
The nanny suspected of stabbing two children and then stabbing her self in front their mother has been charged with first and second-degree murder.
The NYPD formally arrested and charged Yoselyn Ortega, 50, for murdering six-year-old Lucia Krim and her brother, 2-year-old Leo, in their Upper West Side home.
Ortega was found near a knife and hospitalized in critical condition.
Police say she was no longer intubated and was recuperating when she agreed to talk with detectives Saturday afternoon at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center. She was arrested and formally charged after the interview.
She remains hospitalized and under police guard.