UK to Oz: Maybe Charge the Royal Hoax DJs, OK?

But British police won't be charging them

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 10, 2013 11:24 AM CDT

(Newser) – British police won't be charging the Australian DJs who prank-called a London hospital, pretending to be the queen, with tragic consequences. However, today they asked Australian police to consider criminal charges against Mel Greig and Michael Christian, Reuters reports. British prosecutors found no evidence of wrongdoing under British law, but the London police have sent the case file over to Australia and would like authorities there to investigate "whether any offenses were committed under Australian legislation," according to a statement. Meanwhile, Greig is reportedly taking legal action against 2Day FM for allegedly not providing a safe place to work.

In this undated supplied publicity photo 2Day FM radio presenters Mel Greig, left, and Michael Christian pose.
In this undated supplied publicity photo 2Day FM radio presenters Mel Greig, left, and Michael Christian pose.   (AP Photo/AAP Image, Southern Cross Austereo Sydney)
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