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‘Real Housewives’ Star Russell Armstrong’s Autopsy Results: Suicide by Hanging

Coroner confirms that estranged husband of Taylor Armstrong took his own life

"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" husband Russell Armstrong committed suicide by hanging himself, an autopsy confirmed Wednesday.

Armstrong, the estranged husband of Taylor Armstrong, a star on the Bravo reality series, was found dead Monday.

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The autopsy was conducted by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, which provided results to TheWrap. Though a full toxicology report won't be available for several weeks, the Coroner's Office said that there were no preliminary traces of drugs or alcohol in Armstrong's system.

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Armstrong was found in a house on Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive on Monday night. No note was discovered at the home. He was 47.

An investor, Armstrong had separated from Taylor in July. He had also been under financial stress; both he and his wife were named as defendants in a $1.5 million lawsuit filed by MyMedicalRecords.com, which claimed that he had misled investors via his own company, NuWay Digital Systems, Inc.

Armstrong admitted that the stress involved with "Real Housewives" had begun to affect both him and his wife, telling People magazine, "This show has literally pushed us to the limit."

A Bravo spokesperson told TheWrap Tuesday that "no decisions have been made" about the future of the series in the wake of Armstrong's suicide.