Royal nurse found hanged after taking DJs' hoax call about pregnant Duchess of Cambridge had tried to kill herself twice before last yearJacintha Saldanha made two attempts to kill herself last winterThe nurse took an overdose during visit to IndiaShe survived but tried to jump from a building nine days laterFamily now demanding answers of Australian media group and hospital | UPDATED: 10:39 GMT, 23 December 2012 Nurse Jacintha Saldanha, pictured with her husband Ben Barboza, is believed to have tried to commit suicide twice previously The nurse who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge made two attempts to kill herself last winter and had been prescribed antidepressants. Jacintha Saldanha, who took her own life days after the call from Australian DJs pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles, attempted to commit suicide last December with an overdose of pills during a family visit to India. She survived after being rushed to hospital but tried to commit suicide again just nine days later by apparently jumping from a building
Prosecutors look at bringing criminal charges over hoax call to Duchess of Cambridge's nurseScotland Yard submitted file to Crown Prosecution Service over prank callNurse Jacintha Saldanha found dead after transferring hoax callCPS will consider whether any potential offences have been committed | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 22 December 2012 Tragedy: Miss Saldanha was found dead days after receiving a hoax phone call at London's King Edward VII hospital Criminal charges could be brought following the death of a nurse who hanged herself after transferring a call that led to intimate calls about the Duchess of Cambridge being revealed.
'I'm sure the royals put maximum pressure on this woman': Anti-monarchist Morrissey blames KATE for death of hoax call nurse Manchester-born singer Morrissey's hatred of royal family is well knownTold TV station 'dictatorship' family has 'absolutely staggering’ arroganceClaims Kate has said nothing about death of Jacintha Saldanha in London But Clarence House issued statement on the Duchess's behalf last Friday | UPDATED: 20:11 GMT, 12 December 2012 Morrissey last night sensationally claimed the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge did not care about the death of her hospital nurse found dead after being tricked by two DJs in the hoax call scandal. The 53-year-old singer, whose hatred of the British monarchy is well known, claimed Kate ‘feels no shame about the death of this poor woman’ after Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found dead last Friday. Morrissey blasted the ‘dictatorship’ royal family for its ‘absolutely staggering’ arrogance and claimed he was ‘sure’ that Clarence House had ‘put maximum pressure on this poor receptionist and nurse’
We're both shattered.
Now hospital which treated Kate DENIES hoax call radio station contacted managers or press officers (despite bosses saying they’d phoned them five times) Chief executive officer of Austereo said team attempted to liaise with King Edward VII hospital before it was played on radio but could not get throughRhys Holleran believes staff carried out appropriate level of dutyBut hospital said no one has contacted its management or press officeA spokesman said the presenter were 'kids out of their depth' but the station management had responsibility Company suspends advertising from 2Day FM and orders review Hoax phone call where presenters pretended to be the Queen led to nurse revealing Kate's medical conditions while in hospital for morning sicknessNurse Jacintha Saldanha who put through the call committed suicide DJs Christian and Greig are in 'emotional state' following death of nurse | UPDATED: 13:25 GMT, 10 December 2012 The King Edward VII Hospital today said the radio station that broadcast the hoax call did not contact senior management or its press office in advance – despite its claims it called five times.
Hoaxed nurse 'died of shame': As the backlash against phone prank DJs grows, victim's brother says she would have been devastatedJacintha Saldanha, 46, was found dead on Friday morning in nurses’ accommodation Her brother Naveen described her as a 'proper and righteous person' Husband, Ben Barboza, 49, said: ‘I am devastated with the tragic loss of my beloved wife Jacintha in tragic circumstances’ 14-year-old daughter Lisha posted 'I love you' on Facebook Friends said Mrs Saldanha ‘took it very badly' when prank was broadcast DJs Greig and Christian are expected to be interviewed by Scotland Yard | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 10 December 2012 The family of the tragic nurse in the royal hospital hoax believe she died of shame. Jacintha Saldanha’s brother Naveen told the Daily Mail that his devoutly Catholic sister was a ‘proper and righteous person’. She would have been ‘devastated’ at unwittingly assisting a colleague in breaching medical confidentiality over the condition of the Duchess of Cambridge
Rachel Johnson: Introducing The Mail on Sunday's brilliant new columnist PUBLISHED: 22:30 GMT, 8 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:21 GMT, 9 December 2012 From a Southall council flat to Royal Supergran This week we’ve all felt some sympathetic contractions and unease as the world’s press camped outside a cluster of cells in Marylebone. Well I did anyway. First I worried for the Duchess, long before she would have heard the sad news that the nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who took the prank phone call from the Australian DJs, had apparently killed herself
Radio station behind prank Kate hospital call pulls ALL advertising from its shows following global outrage at hoaxRadio network Austereo has suspended all advertising on 2DayFM It comes after major firms such as Telstra, Coles and Lexus Australia pulled their advertising campaigns following the death of Jacintha Saldanha | UPDATED: 01:26 GMT, 9 December 2012 The radio station which allowed two of its DJs to prank call the Duchess of Cambridge's hospital has suspended all advertising on its shows. Radio network Austereo announced it had suspended all advertising on 2Day FM following a number of high-profile advertiser boycotts. Major firms such as Telstra, Coles and Lexus Australia had already pulled their advertising campaigns following the death of 46-year-old nurse Jacintha Saldanha