Jacintha Saldanha Death: Police Release Picture Of Nurse, 46

Police Release First Image Of Jacintha Saldanha

Police have released an image of nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead two days after being duped into helping reveal details about the Duchess of Cambridge's health.

The family of the Jacintha said they were "deeply" upset by her loss: "We as a family are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved Jacintha. We would ask that the media respect our privacy at this difficult time."

Jacintha Saldanha was pronounced dead on Friday morning at an address near the King Edward VII's Hospital in central London, where the pregnant Duchess had been treated for a severe form of morning sickness.

Police have released an image of nurse Jacintha Saldanha

In a statement, the Met said the 46-year-old had been living in work-provided accommodation in Weymouth Street.

"Inquiries continue to establish the circumstances of the incident," they said. "A post-mortem will be held next week at a date and time to be fixed.

"An inquest will open and adjourn at Westminster Coroner's Court on a date to be fixed. The death is being treated as unexplained."


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