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Nurse Jacintha Saldanha, the women who took her life following the prank call made by Australia’s 2DayFM, reportedly criticized King Edward VII’s hospital staff in one of three suicide notes left before taking her life.
As we previously reported, Saldanha left suicide notes before hanging herself in her bedroom. Saldanha was responsible for transferring the fake phone call made by Mel Greig and Michael Christian who pretended to be Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles checking up on Catherine Middleton.
CBS News now reports that one of the three suicide notes left details the scrutiny she endured following the prank call which made headlines in the previous weeks.
A spokeswoman for the hospital, Katy Lithgow, addressed the claims made by Saldanha in a statement saying, “We again would like to reiterate that the hospital offered the nurses its total support following this incident and made it clear that we considered them victims of a cruel journalistic trick. There were no disciplinary issues in the matter."
According to the Guardian, two suicide notes were found at the scene and one was on her person. The three letters have been typed and given to her family. One note reportedly details the prank phone call incident, the second is her requests for her funeral , while the third discusses the backlash received from her coworkers, the hospital and the rest of the staff.
"A number of notes were recovered. Two notes were at the scene and a further note was found in the deceased's belongings. Three notes in total,” Chief Inspector James Harman informed.
Thus far, a spokesperson for her family continues to call for “full facts” into the death of their mother and wife.
“The family gave you a list of questions that they wish the hospital to answer so that they can have the full facts of the case. I know they would appreciate answers to their questions in writing as soon as possible. They may also have additional questions,” Keith Vaz, their spokesman states.
The DJs responsible for the phone call have been relieved of their positions and their show shut down.