Cathedral mass for hoax call nurse

A mass has been held at Westminster Cathedral for the Bristol nurse who was found dead after being duped by a hoax call from two DJs.

Inquest opened and adjourned

The inquest into the death of Bristol nurse Jacintha Saldanha has been opened and adjourned this morning.

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Nurse's post mortem results expected at inquest

The death of Jacintha Saldanha is not being treated as suspicious Credit: ITV West

The inquest is due to open into the death of Bristol nurse Jacintha Saldanha. She is thought to have killed herself. She put a hoax call from two Australian DJs through to the ward where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated for morning sickness.

Scotland Yard says the result of a post mortem examination will be released at the inquest.

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Prime Minister again pays tribute to nurse

The prime minister has again expressed his sympathy to the family of Brisiol nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who is thought to have killed herself after putting through a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge.

Today in Parliament, Charlotte Leslie, the MP for the area where she lived, spoke of the family's grief and praised the press for respecting their privacy.

Full report: PM says there must be "lessons learnt" from Bristol nurse's death

The Prime Minister said today there must be "lessons learnt" from what he described as the tragic death of the Bristol nurse Jacintha Saldanha.

It's thought she committed suicide after putting through a prank phone call from two Australian DJs to the ward where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated.

Today the radio station responsible for the call promised to give at least £320,000 to her husband and children. Bob Constantine reports.

Bristol MP says compensation is 'a splash in the ocean compared to what's just gone on'.

The MP for Bristol North West has welcomed news of compensation for a family who have lost their loved one.

It's thought Jacintha Saldhana, a nurse who is from Bristol - committed suicide after putting through a prank phone call from two Australian DJs to the ward where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated.

Today the Australian radio station promised to give at least £320,000 to her husband and children.

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Full report: Prank call DJs speak of shock at nurse's death

Two radio DJs who made a prank phone call which police suspect may have led to the suicide of a nurse from Bristol, have spoken of their shock and grief at her death.

Ja'sintha Sal-dar-nah was married with two children. Her body was found on Friday and police suspect she may have killed herself. Labour MP Keith Vaz has said the family were in "terrible distress" because of the tragedy. A memorial fund has been set up to raise money for them.

David Woodland's report contains some flash photography.

Relatives comfort hoax nurse family

The family of the nurse believed to have taken her own life after falling victim to a hoax call were being comforted by relatives and friends at their terrace home at Greystoke Avenue, Southmead, Bristol.

A friend at the address said Jacintha Saldanha's partner Benedict Barboza, 49, and their teenage son and daughter, aged 14 and 16, were "very, very shocked and unhappy at the tragedy".

In a statement, Ms Saldanha's family said they were "deeply saddened" by the death and asked for privacy.

They said: "We as a family are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved Jacintha. We would ask that the media respect our privacy at this difficult time."

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