Coroner Confirms Armstrong Death was Suicide

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Following an autopsy examination performed today, the L.A. County Department of the Coroner confirms to ET that the cause of death of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Russell Armstrong was indeed suicide by hanging.

The body was found hanging by an electrical cord from the rafters in his bedroom. He was clothed, and no note was found. Craig R. Harvey, Chief Coroner Investigator and Chief of Operations, adds that a toxicology screening is pending.

The 47-year-old Real Housewives star was found dead at a Los Angeles-area residence Monday evening. His rocky relationship with estranged wife Taylor Armstrong was well documented on the Bravo reality series.