UWS Tots Allegedly Slain by Nanny Mourned

Monday's service was held at Avery Fisher Hall

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    The lives of two children allegedly stabbed to death by their nanny last month were remembered at a memorial service in Manhattan.

    The Daily News says the parents of 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother, Leo, released a statement saying they wanted to celebrate their "beautiful lives" not just mourn them. Monday's service was held at Avery Fisher Hall.

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    An Upper West Side nanny stabbed a 2-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl to death inside their apartment Thursday afternoon before cutting her own throat, police said. Gus Rosendale has more. (Published Thursday, Oct 25, 2012)

    Police have charged 50-year-old Yoselyn Ortega with murder. She's currently recovering from self-inflicted stab wounds.

    Police say Ortega fatally stabbed the two kids in the children's Upper West Side apartment. She then stabbed herself.

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    The mother of the 2-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl returned with another daughter to find the children stabbed in a bathtub. Ida Siegal reports. (Published Saturday, May 18, 2013)

    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 hospitalized under police guard.

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    Thursday's tragic murders have many parents asking what kinds of background checks are available for those taking care of their children. News 4 s Chris Glorioso has the story. (Published Friday, Oct 26, 2012)

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