Image Source: Sky News

BY KERRY LEARY

ANCHOR JASMINE BAILEY

The world was buzzing this week with the news about Prince William and Catherine expecting their first child. But after two Australian DJs prank called the hospital with the latest update on the Duchess of Cambridge, the story took a tragic turn.

A prank that went wrong has now gone deadly wrong and has had completely unintended consequences, but consequences nonetheless.”

A nurse who was working on the switchboard at the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated when a prank phone-call was transferred, has died in a suspected suicide. She has been named as Jacintha Saldanha.

Saldanha left behind a husband and two children. She was pronounced dead at the scene.  Angry reactions poured out on Twitter.

Hope #MelGreig & #MichaelChristian r feeling ashamed of themselves & can live with their actions after nurse 'commits suicide'. #shameonyou
#MichaelChristian #MelGreig #2dayFM - Classy way to bully a Nurse- and from a safe distance too.
Wonder if #MelGreig & #MichaelChristian are still laughing about their #KateMiddleton prank now that the nurse has killed herself?
The 2 Australian hoax callers were #MelGreig & #MichaelChristian, blood on your hands of that poor nurse
So #Melgreig & #MichaelChristian from #2dayfm Australia how's your #prank call looking now the nurse who you tricked just killed herself

The hospital released a statement Friday noting quote "She was an excellent nurse and well-respected and popular with all of her colleagues." The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

Nurse in Kate Middleton Prank Call Dead, Suicide Suspected

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Dec 7, 2012

Nurse in Kate Middleton Prank Call Dead, Suicide Suspected

Image Source: Sky News

BY KERRY LEARY

ANCHOR JASMINE BAILEY

The world was buzzing this week with the news about Prince William and Catherine expecting their first child. But after two Australian DJs prank called the hospital with the latest update on the Duchess of Cambridge, the story took a tragic turn.

A prank that went wrong has now gone deadly wrong and has had completely unintended consequences, but consequences nonetheless.”

A nurse who was working on the switchboard at the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated when a prank phone-call was transferred, has died in a suspected suicide. She has been named as Jacintha Saldanha.

Saldanha left behind a husband and two children. She was pronounced dead at the scene.  Angry reactions poured out on Twitter.

Hope #MelGreig & #MichaelChristian r feeling ashamed of themselves & can live with their actions after nurse 'commits suicide'. #shameonyou
#MichaelChristian #MelGreig #2dayFM - Classy way to bully a Nurse- and from a safe distance too.
Wonder if #MelGreig & #MichaelChristian are still laughing about their #KateMiddleton prank now that the nurse has killed herself?
The 2 Australian hoax callers were #MelGreig & #MichaelChristian, blood on your hands of that poor nurse
So #Melgreig & #MichaelChristian from #2dayfm Australia how's your #prank call looking now the nurse who you tricked just killed herself

The hospital released a statement Friday noting quote "She was an excellent nurse and well-respected and popular with all of her colleagues." The death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

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