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Their story sent shock waves of horror when it made news a year ago. Marina Krim returned to her New York apartment to find a horrific bloodbath – two of her small children dead from knife wounds and their nanny attempting to slash her own throat.

Now Kevin and Marina Krim and their surviving daughter have welcomed a new baby boy.

“We are very excited to share with you that Felix Harrison Krim, all 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and 21.5 inches of him, arrived today,” they wrote on Oct. 11 on the Facebook page of the foundation they set up in their late children’s names. “Marina, Felix and all of us are all healthy and happy. Thank you all for your support!” Kevin told a wellwisher that “Felix and family are doing well.”

Police allege that Lucia (Lulu), 6, and Leo, 2, were stabbed to death in the bathroom of their Upper West Side apartment by nanny Yoselyn Ortega on October 25, 2012. Marina had taken their sister, Nessie, then 3, to swimming lessons and returned to find the awful scene, with Ortega attempting to slash her own throat.

The nanny had worked for the family for about a year, and they had holidayed with her family in the Dominican Republic. Kevin Krim, a TV exec with CNBC, was away on a business trip when he got the unthinkable call.

Ortega pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity but a judge found her fit to stand trial. She has now pleaded not guilty to murder but no date has been set.

The Krims, who set up the Lulu & Leo Foundation to raise funds for children’s education, are due to hold a benefit next month for the foundation. That, their new baby and their surviving child, Nessie, give them hope for the future. On Nessie’s birthday, her father wrote, “She saves us every day. Marina and I couldn’t be more proud of her – she is very smart, beautiful and tough.”

  • That is just a heartbreaking story, my heart goes out to the family. Happy to hear the baby news, God bless them all.

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  • What an absolutely horrific story. Wishing them peace and happiness.

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  • This is just heartbreaking, very very sad :(

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  • A parents nightmare. So sad. I could never imagine

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  • Oh how devastating, poor little kids. I hadn’t heard this story before, so tragic.

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  • From tragedy comes hope. Such a sad and terrible thing to happen, may your precious baby boy bring you lots of love and joy ♡

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  • Absolutely sickening. Prayers going to the family.

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  • How unthinkably awful. I can’t imagine anything worse.

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  • such a devastating thing to come home to. I couldn’t cope myself

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  • such a terrible tragedy – horrible

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  • Good article , thanks for sharing

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  • Such a terrible thing to happen. I have not heard of this tragedy before.reading this story. I couldn’t imagine ever having to deal ith something so bad. I am glad they family are somehow moving on and have a new baby. I really do wish them all the best and hope they get the justice the family deserves.

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  • thanks for sharing was a good read

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  • So sad, couldn’t imagine the loss they felt and the grief they had to overcome, so good to hear about baby Felix, congrats!!!!

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  • thanks for sharing was a great read

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