(AP) – A London hospital has confirmed the nurse tricked by a prank call from two Australian radio
DJs has apparently committed suicide.
say they found the body of Jacintha Saldanha early Friday.
Saldanha received a phone call from two Australian radio disc jockeys impersonating
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles asking for information about
Charles' daughter-in-law, the former Kate Middleton, who was hospitalized with
morning sickness. The hospital says Saldanha transferred the call to the nurse
who was caring for the duchess, and who provided the callers with information
on her condition.
A St. James's Palace
spokesman said "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are deeply saddened to
learn of the death of Jacintha Saldanha."