Austereo confirms it made four calls to royal prank hospital seeking permission to air call

Holly Byrnes reports:

The London nurse who took her own life after being pranked by Austereo for royal baby news is believed to have kept secret more phone calls from the radio network in the days before her suicide.

While details of the hoax call made to Saldanha in December 2012 made headline news around the world in the wake of her death and outrage over the hoax, it has emerged the Australian radio network has confirmed a number of follow up calls were made by the 2DayFM show responsible for the controversial prank.

Read more on The details of the additional calls do not seem to really alter anything about the breach, but may have contributed to the nurse’s shame and distress.

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