found dead in his Mulholland Drive home by Los Angeles Police. The coroner has not issued an official cause of death, but Russell is said to have hung himself, fully clothed.
Taylor, who filed for divorce and claimed Russell abused her is "devastated by the tragic events that have unfolded." Her rep adds that "she requests privacy at this time so she may comfort her young daughter," - five-year-old Kennedy. Russel also had two sons, age 11 and 13, from previous relationships.
No suicide note was found, but insiders are speculating that Russell was under extreme stress from his pending divorce, allegations of abuse, debt and recent legal problems. The Armstrongs were recently sued for $1.5 million by a company claiming the venture capitalist misappropriated funds.