Nurse in Princess hospital hoax commits suicide

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    Methinks there is going to be an opening for DJ's in Australia.

    Hospital nurse found dead after prank call on Catherine - CNN.com

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    How stupid of her.
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    They have the nhs, why didn't she seek help for her mental issues?
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    I hope she left a note. I'm curious if her suicide had anything to do with the hoax.
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    Puts a whole new spin on...can't take a joke.
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    Granny says dey oughta charge the DJ's with impersonating the Queen & Prince...
    :mad:
    UK hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies
    7 Dec.`12 - A nurse who fell victim to a prank telephone call seeking information about the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy has died, a hospital said Friday.
    Nurse in Duchess Kate hoax dead in apparent suicide
    December 7, 2012, A nurse who was on the receiving end of a hoax call to elicit information about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was found dead Friday in an apparent suicide.
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    Why charge the DJ's with anything when it was obvious they were playing a prank? How could someone be so dumb as to fall for it?
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    Cool. More oxygen for me.
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    Would imagine impersonating royalty is a crime in the British Commonwealth...
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    Jacintha Saldanha Dead: Australian Radio DJs Behind Prank Call Under Fire
    Dec. 8, 2012 - Jacintha Saldanha, a 46-year-old nurse, was found dead on Friday Dec. 7, 2012, days after she took a hoax call about the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge.
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    As pranks go, this was extremely mild. Unless this woman was mentally unstable, it didn't cause her death.
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    Agreed . They seems to be tieing this prank to her death but there isnt anything ive seen that supports the conclusion. if it really is related there has GOT to be more to this. There has to be.
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    Unfortunately the nurse must have been a very sensitive, troubled person and not doubt she received a lot of criticism from her superiors and other nurses.... God knows people can be cruel!

    So that may have been enough to tip her over the edge to take this unwarranted action.
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    BAN SHoCK JOCKS!
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    Just imagine if someone had pulled the old 20 pizza delivery prank on her. She might have gone on a citywide shooting...err...knifing spree.
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    Well...for some people it doesn't take much....:dunno:
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    Which would you rather be

    • a LACKEY who'd rather die than fail the royals, or
    • a REPUBLICAN who'd rather the royals die than fail the people?


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    I can't believe DJ's are still doing this sort of stuff.
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    Well...there's definitely a new opening for a nurse at King Edward VII Hospital in London.
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    Badump..dah..dump.

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    It seems they are advertising already.

    "WANTED: Lackey nurse / telephone receptionist for exclusive private royal hospital with VIP private royal patients from time to time. Must be ready to top herself if performance disappoints royalty in any way. Can-do-or-die work ethic expected."​

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