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Kate Middleton Hospital Prank

Nurse Who Killed Herself

History of Suicide

12/23/2012 6:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Jacintha Saldanha
-- the London nurse who killed herself after answering a prank call from two Aussie DJs -- reportedly had a HISTORY of failed suicide attempts.

Saldanha tried to take her own life TWICE in the last year alone, according to The Daily Mail ... first by ODing on pills last December, then again nine days later by attempting to jump off a building.

According to the report, Saldanha spent several days in an intensive care unit to recover, underwent psychiatric treatment and got scripts for a slew of antidepressants.

It changes the complexion of the now-infamous DJ prank involving a pregnant and hospitalized Kate Middleton. Being the straw that broke the camel's back is way different than what everyone first thought after the nurse hanged herself.

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91.

Black    

I have a great nurse for you some one who has been trying to kill herself. Yeah right they murdered her like they murdered princess Diana

576 days ago
92.

Made it Past 27    

glad she found peace.

575 days ago
93.

Bruno    

Third time's the charm...

575 days ago
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Gabor    

My boyfriend and I thought this from the start. As did many as I see. We guessed she must have tried to kill herself at least once before. For a woman and mother of two to kill herself over a prank just doesn't seem right. Meaning she must have had at least a history that contributed to her decision in the end.

574 days ago
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Leemah    

Like I said when this story first broke, NO ONE who commits suicide does it on a spur of the moment thought. As someone who has dealt with depression personally, even considering suicide (let alone following through with it) means you've thought about it (or even tried it) before. This woman, had she lived, would have gotten over it, just like all of the other people in the world who've been pranked. Life goes on, unless of course you're selfish enough to kill yourself.

574 days ago
96.

MarkByrn    

Try changing the title, "History of Suicide" - how about suicide attempts TMZ?

573 days ago
97.

Sara    

Her family are greedy and dishonest. No wonder she wanted to die.

573 days ago
98.

get real    

If its true.. This story about previous attemps... The Nurse had alot of PSYC problems.. Poor thing. IF.. this story is true.

573 days ago
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