Kate Middleton's Nurse Found Dead
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Kate and Will leaving the hospital.
A nurse who was attending to Kate Middleton during her recent extreme morning sickness has reportedly committed suicide.
While she was tending to the Duchess, the nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, was apparently fooled by a pair of Australian DJs. The radio DJ duo prank called the hospital and Saldanha transferred their call to Kate's private carer, who then divulged confidential information live on air.
Whether or not angst over this mishap caused Saldanha to commit suicide, is unclear at the moment, and the entire scenario is beyond devastating.
King Edward VII's Hospital, where Saldanha had worked for more than four years, released this statement saying, "It is with very deep sadness that we confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, Jacintha Saldanha."
"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Jacintha Saldanha," the royal couple said in a statement. "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."