Const. Allan Young Death | Allan Young Obituary, Cause of Death | Police officer dies from his injuries following assault in Nelson.
Allan Young was born and raised in Dumbarton, Scotland. When he was 16 he entered the British Royal Navy as a marine engineering mechanic, where he served until 1987.
Nelson police say Const. Allan Young, 55, saw someone “causing a disturbance in the roadway” while off-duty near Baker and Josephine streets in the Kootenay city last Thursday. He intervened, and “a physical altercation ensued,” during which he sustained life-threatening injuries.