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'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' husband found dead

August 16, 2011 |  8:20 am

Russell Armstrong and Taylor Armstrong in February.

A businessman featured on the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was found dead at a Mulholland Drive home Monday night.

L.A. fire officials were called to the residence in the 14300 block of Mulholland Drive after 8 p.m., where venture capitalist Russell Armstrong's body was found.

A source familiar with the case told The Times that no foul play is suspected and that investigators believe Armstrong took his own life.

When the show began, Armstrong was married to Taylor Armstrong, a Kansas native who was one of the stars. They recently separated.


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Photo: Russell Armstrong and Taylor Armstrong in February. Credit: David Livingston / Getty Images