Royal hoax DJ so sorry at inquest into suicide
The DJ who made a hoax call to a hospital caring for the Duchess of Cambridge broke down in tears yesterday as she apologised to the family of a nurse who committed suicide after it was broadcast.
Australian Melanie Greig posed as the Queen during the call in which private medical information about the pregnant Kate was disclosed in December 2012.
Jacintha Saldanha (46), who took the call, hanged herself three days later as the call made headlines around the world.
Addressing the mother-of-two's family after an inquest at the High Court in London ruled her death was a suicide, Ms Greig sobbed as she said: "I am truly sorry – I've wanted to say that for so long. This tragedy will stay with me and serve as a constant reminder."