The woman's unconscious body was found at an address yards away from King Edward VII Hospital
(Jonathon M. Seidl) The story about the Australian radio DJ’s who successfully pranked Kate Middleton’s hospital and got a nurse to divulge private information on air while posing as the king and queen of England has taken a tragic turn: the receptionist who took the call and put the radio hosts through has died in an suspected suicide.
The Daily Mail reports:
A receptionist at the private hospital which treated the Duchess of Cambridge has died in a suspected suicide – two days after being duped by an amateurish hoax from an Australian radio station.
The woman’s unconscious body was found at an address yards away from King Edward VII Hospital, where she worked, just before 9.30am today.
The emergency services were called and two ambulances were despatched [sic] to the central London residence.
But paramedics were unable to revive her and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers from Scotland Yard launched an investigation yesterday and are treating the death as ‘unexplained’.
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