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Royal hoax DJs taken off air amid anger over death

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Two Australian radio presenters who made a hoax call to the hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine were taken off the air Saturday after the nurse who took the call was found dead in a suspected suicide. 

This combination picture received from Southern Cross Austereo shows Australian radio station 2Day FM presenters Mel Greig and Michael Christian. The radio station announced it had taken the two presenters off air after a nurse at the hospital which treated Prince William's pregnant wife Catherine was found dead in a suspected suicide, days after being duped by a hoax call from the DJs.

Jacintha Saldanha answered the phone when presenters from Sydney's 2Day FM called pretending to be Queen Elizabeth II and William's father Prince Charles, before passing it onto a colleague who divulged details of Kate's condition.

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