Police then went to the house and found his body hanging from a ceiling fan. A suicide note was found at his home which hints that it was a suicide. However, police are investigating the matter.
His body was sent to the morgue of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital for autopsy on Friday noon.
One of the most promising and successful lyricist in the country, Russell O'Neil wrote many of the popular songs of the band Dalchhut and also for singer Bappa Mazumder such as 'Mon Chhuyechho,' 'Jochhonabihar,' 'Din Bari Jay,' 'Surjo Snane Chol' and more.
Russell also worked as a journalist. Later he left journalism and joined the advertising industry. He also wrote numerous commercial jingles.