Krim Family Murders

Doctors need more time to determine if nanny accused of murdering children is fit for trial

Doctors said last week in a Manhattan court that they need more time to examine medical records before they can determine whether a New York City nanny is fit to stand trial for the murder of two children in her care.

The next hearing date is set for March 8.

Yoselyn Ortega, 50, is accused of fatally stabbing 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo on October 25. Their bodies were discovered by their mother in the bathroom of their Upper West Side apartment. Ortega was still in the apartment and had attempted to slit her own throat, but she survived.

Ortega pleaded not guilty from her hospital bed through her lawyer Valerie Van Leer-Greenberg while recovering from her self-inflicted wounds.

Ryan Kerns, Esq., Wild About Trial

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