Husband Of `Real Housewives’ Star Armstrong Dies

LOS ANGELES (CBS4) — The estranged husband of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Taylor Armstrong has been found dead in his Los Angeles home.

Los Angeles County coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter said 47-year-old Russell Armstrong was pronounced dead at 8:16 p.m. Monday in a home on Mulholland Drive.

Death was caused by hanging and Winter said a suicide note hasn’t been found.

Russell Armstrong was an investment banker and venture capitalist.

His publicist, Rebekah Iliff, says he’s the founding managing director of Crescent Financial Partners. She also confirms Armstrong and his wife were in the midst of a divorce.

The death was first reported by TMZ.com.

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