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What killed Jacintha Saldanha? Kate Middleton’s pranked nurse is dead

by | 7th, December 2012

THE nurse who put talked to two Australian radio tricksters was called Jacintha Saldanha. She was the hospital receptionist who put 2day FM’s Mel Greig and Michael Christian through to the Duchess of Cambridge’s rooms at King Edward VII Hospital.

Now Jacintha Saldanha, 46, is dead. She most likely killed herself. She was found unconscious at an address near the private Central London hospital at around 9.30am this morning.

Ms Saldanha had two children.

Reactions have been swift . Are the two events linked? The two DJs have deleted their Twitter accounts. Their radio station has suspended them.

Kate and Prince William are said to be upset at the nurse’s death. In a statement, St James’s Palace says:

“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jacintha Saldanha. Their Royal Highnesses were looked after so wonderfully well at all times by everybody at King Edward VII Hospital, and their thoughts and prayers are with Jacintha Saldanha’s family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time.”

Dr Peter Carter, chief executive

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