Nurse post-mortem result at inquest

Andover Advertiser: An inquest into the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha will be held at Westminster Coroner's Court An inquest into the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha will be held at Westminster Coroner's Court

The nurse who was duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs to the hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was found hanging, an inquest has heard.

Jacintha Saldanha, 46, a mother-of-two from Bristol, was found in her nurses' quarters by a colleague and a security guard on Friday.

There were also marks on her wrist. Two notes were found in her room and another was among her possessions, London's Westminster Coroner's Court was told.

Detective Chief Inspector James Harman said: "On Friday 7 December Jacintha Saldanha was found by a colleague and a member of security staff. Sadly she was found hanging.

"There was also injuries to her wrist. The London Ambulance Service was called to the scene. At this time there are no suspicious circumstances."

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