The X-Life the family mourns the loss of a member.
Denise Russowho appeared in the show’s single season in 2011, died March 5 at the age of 44, the San Diego Medical Examiner confirmed in a press release. Denise—who is with the 8-year-old Leo Lobo with skateboarding star Pierre-Luc Gagnon—died at a friend’s home in San Diego, where he was found unresponsive, according to the medical examiner.
The report said Denise was pronounced dead after “aggressive resuscitation attempts” and said drug paraphernalia was located at the scene.
No cause of death was disclosed.
Denise is one of three couples The X-Life, a VH1 series that follows extreme sports stars and their romantic partners. Denise dated Pierre on the show, although the couple broke up.
Earlier this year, Denise ran to be Painted Magazinenext cover girl. To answer the question to her Painted profile, “What is one thing you wish everyone knew about you?” she replied, “I love being a mother!”