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Nanny Who Killed 2 Kids: 'I Hope No One Goes Through What I Have'

Yoselyn Ortega speaks at sentencing hearing

(Newser) - A once-trusted nanny who was convicted of brutally murdering two small children in her care while their parents were out was sentenced on Monday to life in prison without parole, the AP reports. Yoselyn Ortega wept as she spoke briefly—a rare show of emotion in a lengthy trial at...

NYC Nanny Trial Wasn't Suspenseful, but It Was Mind-Twisting

Rich Juzwiak attended nearly all of it and recounts the experience

(Newser) - Former New York City nanny Yoselyn Ortega was on Wednesday found guilty of murder in the Oct. 25, 2012, deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim, ages 6 and 2. Rich Juzwiak attended nearly the entirety of the trial, and he writes for Jezebel about its odd nature: "alternately straightforward...

Jury Convicts New York Nanny of Murdering 2 Children

Jury rejected Yoselyn Ortega's insanity plea

(Newser) - A nanny who argued she was too mentally ill to be held responsible for stabbing two children to death at their home has been convicted, the AP reports. Jurors on Wednesday found that Yoselyn Ortega killed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim in October 2012 and understood the consequences...

He Switched His Phone On. It Was Flooded With Messages

Father describes harrowing moment he learned of deaths of his 2 young children

(Newser) - The father of two young children who were killed by their nanny has described the harrowing moment he learned of their deaths just after his plane landed and how he said goodbye to them. Kevin Krim told jurors in the trial of Yoselyn Ortega on Tuesday that when he switched...

Alleged Killer Nanny Finally Speaks, Briefly

She says she didn't do it, refuses to elaborate

(Newser) - Yoselyn Ortega says she didn't do it—and that's about all she says. The New York Daily News has what it's touting as an "exclusive jailhouse interview" with the nanny accused of stabbing her 2- and 6-year-old charges to death, but here's everything it quotes...

Mother of Victims in Nanny-Stabbing Case Is Pregnant

Couple cites hope for future in Facebook post

(Newser) - The New York couple whose nanny allegedly murdered two of their children is having another baby, mother and father announced on Facebook . "We are very happy to let you know that Marina is expecting a baby in the fall," Marina and Kevin Krim wrote on a page devoted...

Nanny Pleads Not Guilty in Slaying of Children

Yoselyn Ortega doesn't speak herself

(Newser) - The nanny accused of stabbing to death two young children in her care pleaded not guilty today from her hospital room, reports the New York Post . Yoselyn Ortega didn't speak at the quick proceeding, during which she lay handcuffed to her bed. She has been hospitalized since the Oct....

Nanny Had 'Epic Argument' With Mom

And Yoselyn Ortega fumed after the mother ignored her

(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...

Nanny Was Sick of Being 'Told What to Do'

Yoselyn Ortega says boss 'knows what happened'

(Newser) - The New York City nanny charged with killing two children in her care was fed up with being bossed around, she reportedly told detectives from her hospital bed. "She had resentment towards the parents," because "they were always telling her what to do," says a police...

Added Housework May Have Pushed Nanny to Kill

New York Post cites friction between her and parents

(Newser) - What was the spark that set off troubled nanny Yoselyn Ortega, who allegedly killed two children in her care last month? Five hours of paid housework their kids' parents asked her to do, according to anonymous sources in a New York Post exclusive. The Krims made the offer to Ortega...

Nanny in Stabbing Case Awake, Talking

But Yoselyn Ortega not talking about the murders

(Newser) - The nanny who allegedly murdered two of the children in her care is awake and talking, the New York Post reports. Yoselyn Ortega already has a lawyer and won’t answer investigators’ questions about the deaths of Lucia Krim, 6, and brother Leo, 2, one source says. But she did...

Nanny Was 'Unraveling' in Recent Months

Friends, family says she was on a downward spiral before killings

(Newser) - The 50-year-old nanny accused of fatally stabbing two young siblings in her care had been on a downward spiral in recent months, losing weight, worried about money, and growing increasingly withdrawn, according to accounts by friends and family to the media. But Yoselyn Ortega, who remains in an induced coma...

Sad Details Emerge in Nanny Stabbing Case

Dad was CNBC exec, Mom kept detailed blog about happy life with kids

(Newser) - The father of the two children found stabbed to death , allegedly by their nanny, in a luxury NYC apartment is Kevin Krim, CNBC's general manager of digital content, reports Reuters . Their mother, Marina Krim, kept a detailed blog about her happy family life, and wrote a heartbreaking post about...

Cops: Nanny Stabs 2 Young Kids to Death in NYC

She then turns knife on herself

(Newser) - New York City cops are trying to piece together a horrific double-murder today: Police say a mother returned to her Upper West Side apartment to discover that two of her young children had been fatally stabbed in the bathtub by their nanny, report DNA Info and the Daily News . Most...

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