Nanny Had 'Epic Argument' With Mom

And Yoselyn Ortega fumed after the mother ignored her

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 5, 2012 6:29 PM CST

(Newser) – New York's alleged child-killing nanny was not only tired of being told what to do, she had an "epic argument" with her employer the day before the children died, according to a law enforcement source. Yoselyn Ortega told detectives "that she was involved in an epic argument with Marina Krim," the source tells Radar. And Krim ignored the nanny when she said goodbye at the end of the day, which "made her very, very angry."

Ortega apparently became very animated when recounting this hot-tempered day. She said she also had several arguments with her employer about how to care for the kids, 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo. According to the law enforcement source, Krim accused her of neglecting the children at times and "giving them junk food when she was out of sight."

Miladys Ortega shows a photograph of her sister, Yoselyn Ortega, front center, taken some time between 1985 and 1990, at her home in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.
Miladys Ortega shows a photograph of her sister, Yoselyn Ortega, front center, taken some time between 1985 and 1990, at her home in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.   (AP Photo/Manuel Morel)
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