Trial begins in New York for nanny accused in kids death

  • FILE- In this March 8, 2013 file photo, Yoselyn Ortega, center, charged with the stabbing deaths of two small children under her care, is escorted to her seat for her first court appearance in New York. Opening arguments begin Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Ortega’s murder trial in the Oct. 25, 2012, deaths of siblings Lulu and Leo Krim. (Susan Watts/The Daily News via AP, File)

NEW YORK — The trusted nanny of a well-to-do Manhattan family planned and executed the most unthinkable of crimes, according to prosecutors: She waited until she was alone in the apartment, selected two knives from the kitchen and then led two of the children to the back bathroom where she slaughtered them.