Yoselyn Ortega, nanny accused of murdering Upper West Side children, appears in court

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Yoselyn Ortega (Credit: Facebook)

A nanny accused of killing two children in their Upper West Side apartment appeared in court today.

Yoselyn Ortega was in Manhattan Criminal Court today for a psychiatric hearing.

She arrived in glasses, with hair pulled back and in jail clothes.

The hearing was reportedly adjourned until April 5 because lawyers are still waiting on psychiatric examination results.

Lucia and Leo Krim were killed in October. Their mother found them dead when she arrived at home with another child.

Ortega was their nanny, and prosecutors say she killed them.

The Krim family has since chronicled parts of their lives through a blog, saying they hoped 2013 “will be a year of healing, growth and peace.”



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