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Royal Prank Radio Station To Pay $525,000 To Family Of Dead Nurse

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NBCNEWS.COM - A radio station is to pay at least $525,000 to a memorial fund in the name of a nurse found dead after two DJs duped her into putting them through to Duchess Kate's hospital ward where she was being treated for an extreme form of morning sickness.

Jacintha Saldanha was found dead in London, England, Friday after the prank in which Australian radio hosts Mel Greig and Michael Christian pretended to be Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles in the call to London's King Edward VII's Hospital.

Greig and Christian spoke Monday about their distress over Saldanha's death, saying it had left them "shattered, gutted, heartbroken."

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