Jurors in Nanny Trial Prepare to Hear Emotional Case
Three are parents. Three have relatives who struggle with a mental illness. Five live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
They are among 12 jurors and six alternates ready to hear the case of a nanny accused of stabbing to death two young children in her care in an affluent part of the neighborhood six years ago.
The trial of the nanny, Yoselyn Ortega, who is mounting an insanity defense, was scheduled to begin on Thursday in State Supreme Court in Manhattan with opening statements ...