Scot Young, a property and technology entrepreneur who was engaged to Ladies of London star Noelle Reno, fell to his death Monday night. He was 52.

Scot Young Falls To His Death

Young fell 60 ft to his death from his luxury penthouse in Marylebone he shared with Reno. His body was found impaled upon the spiked iron railings on the sidewalk below the building, reported The Evening Standard.

“It was a horrific scene,” Gary Sutton, who was working nearby, told The Daily Mail. “The police were visibly shocked – one said it was the worst thing he had seen on the job. It was all very distressing.”

Young’s death is not being treated as suspicious by police.

Young, who was once one of the wealthiest men in Britain, ran into financial ruin following a bad business deal and a long, contentious divorce from his ex-wife Michelle Young.  Michelle initially offered to settle for $470 million, claiming that her estranged husband was still worth billions. Ultimately, years after the divorce proceedings had begun, Young was ordered to pay his former wife $31 million.

“We have been to hell and back,” Michelle told the Evening Standard upon learning of his death, referring to their two children – Scarlet, 21, and Sasha, 19. “I just have to look after my children and make sure they are okay. It is a very difficult time for us all.”

As for Reno, a model and TV presenter, she is asking for some privacy following the loss of her fiancé. “I am distraught by the sudden loss of my best friend,” Reno told The Telegraph. “And ask that you give me the respect and privacy I need to grieve in peace.”

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