Posts tagged "Jacintha Saldanha"

Royal Hoax DJs Escape Criminal Charges

Some things are simply out of reach of the long arm of the law. The embattled Australian radio hosts who pranked the hospital treating pregnant Kate Middleton just days before the nurse who answered the hoax call, Jacintha Saldanha, committed suicide will not face criminal charges, Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) officials announced on Friday.

By: Cory Lopez / February 1, 2013

Jane Velez-Mitchell on Jacintha Saldanha’s Suicide: ‘This is Going to be a Major Lawsuit’

Prosecutors in London are reportedly building a case against Australian radio DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian following their hoax on Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse at King Edward VII Hospital who took her life after the incident. Greig and Christian placed a prank call to the hospital on Dec. 4 impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and…

By: Chad Kennedy / December 26, 2012

Prosecutors Considering Charges Against DJs Who Made Kate Middleton Royal Prank Call

Prosecutors in London are now deciding whether to bring charges against the two Australian DJs who made the prank call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was treated, Scotland Yard has confirmed. A nurse working at the King Edward VII Hospital, where Kate Middleton was suffering from severe morning sickness, killed herself after

By: Dylan Howard / December 22, 2012

Kate Middleton’s Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Blamed Radio Station and Hospital… Should the Family Sue?

It has been revealed that Kate Middleton’s nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, blamed the Australian DJs who prank called her and officials at London’s King Edward VII hospital in her suicide notes. The 46-year-old nurse, who was found hanging by a scarf on Dec. 7, reportedly left behind three notes, addressing the prank call and her funeral arrangements.

By: Chad Kennedy / December 17, 2012

Royal Prank Call: Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Blames Radio DJs, Criticizes Hospital Staff In Suicide Note

In a series of apparent suicide notes, Jacintha Saldanha expressed her anger toward the Australian radio hosts behind the royal prank call that made headlines around the world. While the contents of the letters were not fully revealed during a hearing on Dec.13, the late nurse reportedly accused Mel Greig and Michael Christian — both…

By: Laura Franco / December 17, 2012

Jacintha Saldanha Left Three Suicide Notes After Kate Middleton Hospital Incident

Jacintha Saldanha, the London nurse duped by two Australian DJs looking for updates on pregnant Kate Middleton's condition, left three suicide notes before she hanged herself last Friday, sources tell The Guardian. According to the report, one of the notes criticized the staff at King Edward VII, Saldanha's former place of employment and site at…

By: / December 14, 2012

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s Body is Released Following Coroner’s Inquest: ‘Sadly She Was Found Hanging’

Jacintha Saldana left three notes before allegedly taking her own life just outside the London hospital where Kate Middleton had stayed for four days. Nearly one week later, the nurse’s body has been released to her family, following a coroner’s court hearing. “On Friday December 7 Jacintha Saldanha was found by a colleague and a…

By: Peggy Truong / December 13, 2012

Kate Middleton Phone Hoax: 5 Latest Developments in Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s Death

The Australian radio station behind the royal prank call to Kate Middleton's hospital will donate at least $524,000 to the family of late nurse Jacintha Saldanha. Saldanha was found dead from an apparent suicide on Friday, just three days after being duped the Sydney-based DJs impersonating Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. After answering the…

By: Cory Lopez / December 11, 2012

Husband of Royal Prank Call Nurse Victim Says He’s ‘Devastated With the Tragic Loss’

The husband of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who answered an Australian radio station's prank call regarding Kate Middleton's pregnancy then took her own life, has opened up about his wife's tragic suicide. Ben Barboza wrote on his Facebook page, "I am devastated with the tragic loss of my beloved wife Jacintha in tragic circumstances. She will…

By: Lily Harrison / December 10, 2012

Are Australian DJs Who Prank Called Kate Middleton’s Nurse to Blame for Suicide?

As the two Australian DJs who prank called Kate Middleton’s hospital are being questioned by authorities in relation to the death of a nurse, a former radio host says there may be more to the story. “The woman who unfortunately killed herself had to have other issues in her life. We don’t know the whole…

By: Celebuzz / December 10, 2012

Australian DJs Behind Royal Prank Say They’re ‘Shattered, Gutted’ in First Interview Since Nurse Killed Herself

The embattled Australian radio hosts who recorded an audio prank call to the London hospital where Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was receiving treatment for acute morning sickness have spoken out for the first time since the British nurse who answered the ill-fated call, Jacintha Saldanhacommitted suicide. In a television interview with the Nine Network…

By: Dylan Howard / December 10, 2012

Australian DJs Who Prank Called Kate Middleton’s Hospital to Face Police Questioning Following Nurse’s Suicide

The Australian DJs involved in a radio hoax that possibly led to the suicide of a nurse at Kate Middleton’s London hospital will now be questioned by New South Wales authorities, following a request from Scotland Yard. “It is [a non-suspicious death] but if you’re going to prepare a coroner’s brief you will need to…

By: Peggy Truong / December 9, 2012

Kate Middleton’s London Hospital Slams Australian Radio Station Following Nurse’s Death: ‘It Was Extremely Foolish Of Your Presenters’ To Make Prank Call

The chairman of King Edward VII’s Hospital, where Kate Middleton was being treated for severe morning sickness earlier this week, has penned a letter to the Australian radio station for its prank call that possibly led to the death of a nurse. “I am writing to protest in the strongest possible terms about the hoax…

By: Peggy Truong / December 8, 2012

Australian DJs Who Prank Called Kate Middleton’s Hospital Offered Counseling After Nurse’s Suicide as Radio Station Suspends All Ads Indefinitely

Some 24 hours after the tragic death of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who fell victim to a radio station’s prank call to Kate Middleton’s hospital in London, the CEO of the Australian station’s parent company has come forward to speak about the incident. “This is a tragic event that could not have been reasonably foresee…

By: Peggy Truong / December 8, 2012

Kate Middleton’s Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Commits Suicide: 62 Percent of Our Readers Say Australian DJs Are to Blame (READERS RESPOND)

The two Australian DJs involved in the hoax call to Kate Middleton’s hospital, which possibly resulted in nurse Jacintha Saldanha committing suicide, are “devastated” about the incident and may never return to radio, a source close to the DJs told Celebuzz – but are they actually to blame for her death? We asked our Facebook…

By: Rachel Levy / December 8, 2012

Australian DJs Who Prank Called Kate Middleton’s Hospital May Never Return to Radio After Nurse’s Shocking Suicide, Says Source (EXCLUSIVE & VIDEO)

The two Australian DJs involved in the hoax call to Kate Middleton's hospital, which possibly resulted in nurse Jacintha Saldanha committing suicide, are "devastated" about the incident and may never return to radio, a source close to the DJs told Celebuzz. Mel Craig and Michael Christian -- who work for Sydney's 2Day FM -- are…

By: Cliff Renfrew / December 7, 2012