The trial heard Ambrose stabbed her during a drunken row and then left, not realising she would bleed to death.

The trial at Minshull Street Crown Court heard he smashed her head into a wardrobe, then stabbed her in the heart, back and lungs.

Dec 20 – Lynn Walton, 42, was stabbed at her flat in Hinchcliffe, Peterborough.

Her boyfriend Ambrose Moore, 39, was jailed for 5 years for manslaughter.

Charges were dropped against his brother Thomas Moore, 45.

Heskey’s cousin Emile used to play for Liverpool and England.

The trial at Nottingham CC heard Hill had been cleared of killing Goodman’s friend in 1996.

Morrison was also convicted of the attempted murder of Trevor Shine, 40, the director of a market research company, who survived a shooting in Brookwood, near Woking, in Jan 2000.

Dec 17 – Roy Brooker, 41, unemployed painter and decorator, was killed after leaving the Gin Palace pub in Old Kent Road, SE London.

Kevin Dennis played for Welling United FC, having previously played for Arsenal and Brentford.

Their convictions were later quashed in 2004 and the retrial abandoned after it was decided that an expert witness on CCTV images was not reliable.

Karlton Mills survived after being taken to hospital by taxi.