As you probably know, earlier this month two Australian DJs tricked Kate Middleton‘s nurse into describing the Duchess’ severe morning sickness in detail on the air by impersonating Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles over the phone. Three days later, the nurse who took the call, Jacintha Saldanha, committed suicide, and there was talk of the DJs being prosecuted. But now, that appears unlikely.
According to BBC News, Scotland Yard has been investigating Mel Greig and Michael Christian‘s prank call to see if any crimes were committed in the process. However, Sydney’s Deputy Police Commissioner Nick Kaldas told the Australia Daily Telegraph that he does not believe that any charges will be pressed, because Scotland Yard hasn’t requested an interview with the pair or for more information:
“There was some initial contact after the death of Jacintha Saldanha but not a lot since and because of the passage of time we believe it is unlikely any charges will be laid.”
If there is anything the two could be prosecuted for, it would most likely be recording and broadcasting a conversation that was believed to be private. And even if the DJ duo is not to be prosecuted, they’re still in hot water — they’ve been taken off the air and suspended indefinitely.