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Nanny faces children murder charges

Police in New York City have charged a nanny with murder over the stabbing deaths of two children last month.

Officers were able to interview Yoselyn Ortega, 50, as she continues to recover from self-inflicted stab wounds.

They charged her in her hospital bed with two counts each of first- and second-degree murder.

Police said Ortega fatally stabbed Lucia Krim, six, and her one-year-old brother Leo on October 25 in the children's Upper West Side apartment. She then stabbed herself.

A third sibling was with their mother when the killings happened. The mother returned home to discover her children dead and Ortega bleeding.

Ortega remains in hospital under police guard.


From Belfast Telegraph