(GUARDIAN) — The Australian radio presenters whose prank call to the Edward VII’s hospital is being blamed for the suspected suicide of nurse Jacintha Saldanha, could be questioned by the Metropolitan police.
The Met have spoken to staff at the Australian embassy in London to ensure that police in New South Wales will assist their investigation ahead of an inquest into the death of the 46-year-old nurse.
Nick Kaldas, the deputy commissioner for New South Wales police confirmed the request, with a spokesman promising the force would do anything it could to help the British investigation.
“It hasn’t been indicated to us that an offence has occurred and [the Met] have not actually asked for anything yet,” said Kaldas. “They’ve simply touched base, let us know of their interest and they will get back to us if they actually want something done. Nothing has been requested of us yet.”