Nurse's family 'grateful for the messages of support'

Keith Vaz embracing Jacintha's Saldanha husband Benedict Barboza and his two children. Credit: ITV News

In a statement read by Labour MP Keith Vaz, the family of Jacintha Saldanha said they would like to thank the world's media for giving them the space to grieve and respect their privacy.

They also said they were grateful for the messages of support from around the world.

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Royal hoax call nurse's funeral

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