RADIO STATION DONATES MONEY TO FUND SET UP FOR THE FAMILY OF ROYAL HOAX NURSE

Jacintha Saldhana

Jacintha Saldhana

Via Sky News

A memorial fund for the family of the dead nurse who was the victim of the royal hoax call has been set up by the radio station responsible for the prank.

Southern Cross Austereo, the parent company of radio station 2Day FM, said the remainder of the profits for 2012 should go to a memorial fund to benefit Jacintha Saldhana’s family.

The sum is expected to amount to AUS$500,000 (£326,000).

It has also cancelled its Christmas party, saying it would be “inappropriate” to go ahead with the celebrations, and would instead donate the money it would have spent to charity.

Rhys Holleran, SCA’s chief executive, said: “We are very sorry for what has happened. It is a terrible tragedy and our thoughts continue to be with the family.

“We hope that by contributing to a memorial fund we can help to provide the Saldanha family with the support they need at this very difficult time.” Continue Reading….

CLICK HERE to watch the first interview with DJ’s Mel Greig and Michael Christian.

Rest In Peace Jacintha Saldhana.

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