Nanny allegedly stabs, kills two children

Oct. 25, 2012 at 7:41 PM

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A nanny at a luxury Upper West Side apartment in New York Thursday stabbed two children to death in a bathtub, police said.

The children's mother returned home to the Rochelle apartment building on West 75th Street around 5:30 p.m. EDT to find the nanny with the knife still in her hand and the two children, a 2-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl, apparently dead in the bathtub, WABC-TV, New York, reported. They were rushed to St. Luke's Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

The nanny, who had self-inflicted stab wounds, was arrested and was in extremely critical condition at the same hospital, police said.

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