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The parents of the murdered children gave emotional statements at the sentencing.
The baby boy joins big sister Nessie.
They said, "We are filled with many emotions as we look to the future, but the most important one is hope."
"Both psychiatrists find the defendant can in a meaningful way assist in her own defense and have found her fit to proceed to trial."
Ortega didn't speak during the 10 minute proceeding, but her hand was trembling. "My client is profoundly mentally impaired and in need of medical attention," said her public assistance lawyer, Valerie Van Leer-Greenberg.
Besides being upset over pay, the suspect apparently didn't like the way her employer spoke to a housekeeper.
The nanny may have been upset over pay as well as how the parents "were always telling her what to do."
The motive is unclear, but the Post has suggested there was tension between the nanny and her employers.
The suspect's son told his aunt, "Auntie, I know it couldn’t have been my mother. Those kids were like my brother and sister."
Detectives haven't been able to question Ortega, because she's in a "catatonic state."
"You don’t get how dizzying this is? This is 9/11 territory for this family. It makes no sense."
The mother had taken her 3-year-old daughter to a class, only to return to find a horrible scene.
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