Yoselyn Ortega Update: NYC nanny charged with killing two children appears in court on anniversary of deaths

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(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Yoselyn Ortega, a New York City nanny charged with murdering two small children in her care has appeared in court on the anniversary of their killings.

PICTURES: Nanny charged in fatal stabbings of 2 NYC kids

Ortega appeared briefly in Manhattan court on Friday. Defense attorneys and prosecutors discussed handing over evidence. The hearing was adjourned until November.

Police say Ortega stabbed 6-year-old Lucia Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim to death on Oct. 25, 2012, in a bathroom while their mother, Marina Krim, was out picking up her third child from a swimming lesson. They say Ortega cut her throat in a failed suicide attempt.

Ortega is from the Dominican Republic. She has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Defense lawyer Valerie Van Leer-Greenberg says Ortega's delusions and injuriesmean she can't understand the case, but a state Supreme Court justice found Ortega fit for trial.

According to the New York Post, the Krims welcomed a baby boy earlier this month.

Complete coverage of the Krim Murders on Crimesider

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