The courtroom fell silent. The father of two children killed by their former nanny sat in the front row, beside a pair of alternate jurors who had been released before deliberations. They held hands. Tears streamed down their cheeks.
On Oct. 25, Marina Krim came home and found the bodies of her 6-year-old daughter Lulu and 2-year-old son Leo in the bathroom.
An aging pimp who allegedly sold underage girls for sex out of his Brooklyn apartment — threatening to kill and starve his victims if they didn’t comply — was hit with sex trafficking charges Wednesday, according to prosecutors.
“The alleged recruitment, manipulation, and forced prostitution of young women in this case illustrates the disturbing reality of sex trafficking in New York City.”