Transcript for Nanny who stabbed 2 children to death sentenced to life in prison
Breaking news in the nanny murder trial just moments ago the sentence came down. And Jocelyn Ortega will spend the rest of her life behind bars today marina and Kevin creme. Stood in front of cameras and spoke at length about the two children Lulu and Leo. Who were murdered by their nanny inside their apartment on the upper west side. Take a was convicted of their murders last month I would here's reporter Kimberly Richardson was in the arm during today's sentencing she joins us now live in lower Manhattan. For the breaking details scam. And that's it was a powerful few hours here in a courtroom on the thirteenth floor not a dry eye in that courtroom. At the parents Lou and Leo's parents spoke in front of the judge Yahoo! and Ortega was facing life in prison I just moments ago as you mentioned. The 55 year old former nanny was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Kevin marina creme. We're here in the courtrooms Lou. And million Leo's parents spoke passionately about their kids. Again Kevin prince at the judge to make sure are taking a quote live the rot and die in a concrete metal cage. We did sentence she will do just back in October 2012 she fatally stabbed six year old Lu Lu. Trim and her two year old brother Leo in the bathroom of the kids upper west side apartment where they lived with their family their mom marina found that kids jurors listened to six weeks of testimony in in the end. Rejected the defense claim that Ortega was too mentally ill to understand her action or no they were wrong. Today Arenas spoke in court saying or take up failed did or attempt to destroy her family. Called Lulu and Leon too powerful forces to stars that will always lead her family forward. Kevin park were taking a malignant narcissism. A quote eat them. Monster. Looting at our courses. If he's not. It will all Indian forward. It is right she's. Reading page let these are shot. The right. Not one point the defense attorney or take his attorney got up to speak to the judge before sentencing at that point the prince. Stormed out of B. Courtroom they didn't want it yeah. Since the murders the prince of at. Two more kids the couple did have a second daughter at the time of the murder they created a foundation. In the name up look at Leo they also lobbying for legislation that would make it a crime for anyone to lie on a child care. Application again Ortega and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole while much more on this story coming up at five. For now live in our Manhattan Kimberly Richardson channels that. Eyewitness News.
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