It is now being reported that 50 year old Yoselyn Ortega the purported murderer of Marina and Kevin Krim‘s two children, Leo and Lulu Krim left in her care has now appointed a lawyer.
Still not physically able to talk as a consequence of her self inflicted injuries said to have occurred after purportedly murdering the children just when Marin Krim entered the family bathroom to find the family nanny slicing her own throat after also having slit her wrists, Ms Ortega has nonetheless been able to communicate to some degree by nodding and blinking.
Still refusing to talk with cops, detectives have been poring over the West 75th apartment where the murders took place looking for clues, evidence and hints at what may have motivated Ms Ortega.
Upon having regained a firmer sense of consciousness Ms Ortega according to the UK’s dailymail is said to have asked about her own family and interestingly made no inquiry as to the well being of the children that were once in her care nor of Marina or Kevin Krim. To date she has not expressed any remorse or attempted to explain what prompted her, raising the idea that the family nanny may have borne resentment against the Krim family.
Ms Ortega’s family for their part have been besides themselves in grief, unable to comprehend the enormity of what has happened and what may have preempted Ms Ortega who her sister, Milaydes expressed loved those children as if her own.
According to the nydailynews no one in the Ortega family has yet told their elderly father on the island about the murders. They fear the news could kill him.
“He’s too delicate,” said Ortega. “He could not handle this.”