No charges over hoax royal call

Published: 02/02/2013

The DJs behind a prank call to a hospital about the Duchess of Cambridge will not face charges in connection with the death of a nurse who took the call, prosecutors announced yesterday.

But the family of Jacintha Saldanha – who transferred the hoax call to a colleague who then gave out information about Kate’s condition – said there were still “many unanswered questions”.

Ms Saldanha, a nurse at the private King Edward VII’s hospital in London, where Kate was being treated for a rare form of pregnancy sickness, took the call from Australian DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian in December.

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