The estranged husband of ‘Real Housewives’ star Taylor Armstrong has committed suicide. So sad!! Condolences to the friends and family. Details of the tragedy after the jump.

Marisa Mendez

Russell Armstrong, 47, was found hanged in the bedroom of his home on Mulholland Drive in Los Angeles.

“He hung himself with no suicide note found,” Ed Winter of the L.A Coroner’s Office told

He was pronounced dead at 8.16 pm on Monday by the L.A City Fire Department.

While no further details have been released, the couple hit headlines last month when Taylor filed for divorce claiming Russell had physically abused her.

An autopsy is planned for Wednesday.