Albert Gardner

Albert Gardner was a 28-year-old man who lost a drunken game of Russian roulette and shot himself in the head at his home on Idylwood Road in Falls Church on December 31, 1982.[1]

Gardner was taken to Fairfax Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.[1]

Gardner's was the third death from playing Russian roulette in the county that year.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "New Year's Eve Russian Roulette Proves Fatal." The Washington Post (1974-Current file): 1. Jan 05 1983. ProQuest. Web. 31 Dec. 2017.