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Krim Murders: Yoselyn Ortega, NYC nanny accused of killing two children, to be arraigned today

Yoselyn Ortega, 50, the nanny suspected of fatally stabbing two young children in New York City CBS News

Yoselyn Ortega
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(CBS) NEW YORK - Yoselyn Ortega, the New York nanny accused of killing two children before stabbing herself in a Manhattan apartment, is set to be arraigned today, CBS New York reports.

Pictures: Nanny charged in fatal stabbings of 2 NYC kids

Ortega, 50, is expected to be arraigned via video from her hospital bed. She is charged in the Oct. 25 stabbing deaths of 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother, Leo.

The children were found in a bathtub by their mother Marina Krim when she returned home with their sister to the family's luxury Upper West Side apartment. Police said the children were stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife.

Ortega has since been hospitalized and recovering from self-inflicted stab wounds. She reportedly told detectives that she resented the way the Krim family treated her, although she did not admit to the killings.

Complete coverage of the Krim Murders on Crimesider

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