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Husband of nurse travels to London

The husband of a nurse believed to have taken her own life after falling victim to a prank call has travelled to London to formally identify her body.

Jacintha Saldanha was found dead near the King Edward VII Hospital on Friday.

Her husband, 49 year old Ben Barboza, plans to return his wife's body to her native Shirva, India, to be buried.

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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."

Australian DJs break their silence

Two Australian DJs have given their first interview following the hoax call they made to the London hospital looking after the Duchess of Cambridge. A nurse from Bristol who answered the call was found dead at an address in London on Friday.

It's believed Jacintha Saldanha took her own life. Click here to see the full interview.

Tributes for Bristol nurse found dead after royal hoax

Tributes have been pouring in for the nurse from Bristol who was the victim of a radio prank that went tragically wrong.

Jacintha Saldhana was found dead days after transferring a hoax call from Australian DJ's who were able to obtain intimate details about the Duchess of Cambridge's condition.

Daisy Gray reports:

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Royal hoax nurse found dead

Police officers on duty outside King Edward VII's Hospital Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

A nurse who apparently took her own life following a prank call about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was from Bristol.

Jacintha Saldanha worked at the King Edward VII's hospital in London which treated the Duchess of Cambridge for severe morning sickness.

Mrs Saldhana answered a call from two Australian radio presenters pretending to be the Queen and Prince of Wales.

In a statement last night, 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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