NYC Nanny’s Life Was in Chaos

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 26: The building where two children were stabbed to death allegedly by their nanny in a family's Upper West Side apartment stands on October 26, 2012 in New York City. The New York Police department said that the children were discovered in a bathtub by their mother, Marina Krim.  Their nanny, Yoselyn Ortega, 50, was lying unconscious nearby with apparent self-inflicted stab wounds. As the investigation continues no charges have been filed at this time.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    Two days after the horrifying murder of two Upper West Side kids by their nanny, distressing details about the mental state of Yoselyn Ortega have begun to emerge. Living in a tiny apartment that she shared with her teenage son, sister, and niece, Ortega was low on money—and patience. Juan Pozo, a car-service driver who used to rent a room in her apartment, said the Dominican native “felt like she was losing her mind.” Pozo also confirmed that the Krim family—whose 6-year-old and 2-year-old were fatally stabbed in the incident—had taken her to see a psychologist.

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