Royal baby hoax woman found dead

A member of staff who was working at the hospital which treated the Duchess of Cambridge when telephone hoaxers struck earlier this week has been found dead, according to reports.

Two Australian radio DJs impersonated the Queen and the Prince of Wales to dupe staff into giving a condition update on Kate, who was suffering severe morning sickness at the private King Edward VII Hospital in central London.

The member of staff was found at an address near the hospital.

Police were called at approximately 9.35am this morning to a report of a woman found unconscious at an address in Weymouth Street, W1.

London Ambulance Service attended and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Inquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances of the incident.

The death is not being treated as suspicious at this stage."

– Scotland Yard spokesman

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