Albert Dryden



Age: 78


Summary: British steelworker and convicted murderer who was serving 26 years of a life sentence for shooting dead 46-year-old Derwentside District Council planning officer Harry Collinson at point-blank range in front of television cameras and press photographers on June 20, 1991 before wounding police officer Stephen Campbell and reporter Tony Belmont as they went to oversee the demolition of an illegally-build bungalow at Butsfield, near Consett, England, which he built without planning consent, but who was released from prison last year after suffering a stroke and was no longer able to speak.



Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke


Born: May 12, 1940


Died: September 15, 2018


Location: Durham, England