Any loss of life is a tragedy, but the death of Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse at the King Edward VII Hospital in London working as Kate Middleton's private nurse, was made all the more shocking by the suspected cause of her sudden suicide: a prank call by Australian radio hosts Mel Greig and Michael Christian.
The hospital nurse who put through a prank call to Kate Middleton's private nurse earlier this week has been found dead in a suspected suicide, the Daily Mail reports.
Jacintha Saldanha was found unconscious on Friday morning nearby King Edward VII Hospital in London, where she worked. A Scotland Yard spokesman said that the police were called and an ambulance arrived, but the woman was declared dead at the scene.
The Daily Mail speculates that "one source indicated that the woman appeared to have killed herself." A rep for Scotland Yard only stated, "The death is not being treated as suspicious at this stage."