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NYC nanny called fit for murder trial

NEW YORK — A New York woman who worked as a nanny for a Manhattan couple was deemed fit to face trial on charges she stabbed two of their children to death in their Upper West Side home last year.

Two psychiatrists who interviewed the accused, Yoselyn Ortega, 50, and reviewed her “voluminous” medical record found her mentally able to participate in her defense, Justice Gregory Carro said Friday in New York State court in Manhattan.

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