Listen to the 911 call made shortly after Taylor Armstrong discovered her husband died by suicide.
Here’s what you need to know:
RHOBH’s Taylor Armstrong Sobs in the Background of 911 Call ‘It’s Not Alright’
According to E! News, who confirmed with The Los Angeles Police Department, on August 16, 2011, Russell Armstrong was found dead in a Mulholland Drive home, his time of death is listed as 8:16 p.m from suicide by hanging. He was 47 years old and left behind his estranged wife Taylor and their then 5-year-old daughter.
The 911 call was released shortly after his death and can be listened to above.
On the call, you can hear an unidentified friend, whose home Russell was found in according to TMZ.
“My friend just hanged himself, do you understand? Come over here and stop asking questions,” the man tells the 911 operator.
Throughout the call, you can hear Taylor sobbing in the background. At one point Taylor says “I need my psychiatrist.”
“Come here Taylor, it’s alright. It’s alright, it’s alright,” the friend said to Taylor.
The call also revealed that Kennedy, the couple’s daughter, was at the home at the time of the discovery, though she was not aware.
“Taylor, have your daughter go away please,” the man said on the call.
When the 911 operator asked if there was any chance Russell could be alive, the man says no.
“No, there’s nothing you can do, it’s nothing we can do. Just please come as soon as possible,” he said.
Taylor Armstrong Filed for Divorce 1 Month Before Russell Armstrong Died by Suicide
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In July, just a month before his death, Taylor filed for divorce from Russell.
At the time, Taylor issued a statement to People.
“It was a difficult decision but I have decided to file for divorce from Russell. Although we have tried our best to work out our differences, I have come to the conclusion that it is in the best interest of our family that we separate. Together we are the proud parents of a sweet and wonderful little girl and she remains my number one priority. I …read more