10/29/2012 01:17 pm ET

Yoselyn Ortega, Nannny Accused Of Killing Two Children In NYC, 'Snapped' According To Relatives

The Dominican nanny accused of killed two children before trying to slash her own throat was having emotional trouble before the horrifying killing and apparently “snapped,” her relatives say.

Yoselyn Ortega was apparently going through financial trouble, but it remains unclear why she decided to take the life of two young children she had been taking care of for over two years.

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