News

Kate Middleton Prank Call SUICIDE: Nurse Duped By DJs Found Dead

Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse at Kate Middleton‘s hospital who was duped by Australian DJs in an infamous prank call, has been found dead in an apparent suicide.

DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian on Wednesday called the hospital where Middleton was suffering severe morning sickness and convinced the nurse who answered the phone that she was speaking to the Queen and Prince Charles.

She took the bait and transferred the call to the Duchess’ private ward, where another nurse delivered details of Kate’s condition.

Jacintha Saldanha: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know

The nurse duped by the infamous prank call at Kate Middleton's hospital has been found dead. Here's what we know about her.

Click here to read more

The prank made worldwide news.

And as early as this morning Christian was still celebrating the victory:

mel greig michael christian DJ suicide prank kate middleton

Prank DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian.

Now the butt of the joke is more than humiliated. She’s dead.

Multiple sources report the nurse, who was the on-duty receptionist at the time of the call, was found dead this morning at an address not far from King Edward VII hospital, where Middle was treated. She leaves a husband and two children.

The hospital released this statement:

It is with very deep sadness that we confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, Jacintha Saldanha.
Jacintha has worked at the King Edward VII’s Hospital for more than four years. She was an excellent nurse and well-respected and popular with all of her colleagues.
We can confirm that Jacintha was recently the victim of a hoax call to the hospital. The hospital had been supporting her throughout this difficult time.

Win one of three XBox One Console Packages from XBox

Join Heavy's daily email newsletter and Askmen's newsletter to enter to win one of Three(3) great XBox One Console Packages from XBox
Read the sweepstakes rules here.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 962 other followers