James Goodman, 22, and Shaney Heskey, 28, were both jailed for life in October 2000.Heskey’s cousin Emile used to play for Liverpool and England.Surfraz Ghaffur, 18, from Ilford, was jailed for 2 years for violent disorder. Dec 25 – Jason Hill, 29, from Anstey, Leicester, was shot at The Eden nightclub in Leicester in the early hours.Karlton Mills survived after being taken to hospital by taxi.Dec 17 – Roy Brooker, 41, unemployed painter and decorator, was killed after leaving the Gin Palace pub in Old Kent Road, SE London.His bloodstained clothes were found in a burnt out car in Bermondsey.Ray “Tikki” Whittaker, 33, was jailed for life (25 years). The trial heard the bodies were discovered by Mrs Price’s lesbian lover, Billy Jo Robson, on her return from a night out.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.
James Chopswood Morrison, 40, from Rochdale, was jailed for life (21 years) in June 2001.
Dec 6 – John Cameron Smith, 72, retired music teacher from St Leonards, Hastings, was kidnapped, driving to Islington, north London, and murdered. Robert Holden, 20, was acquitted of murder but jailed for 3 years for false imprisonment. The trial at the Old Bailey in Sep 2000 heard that a motorist spotted Cameron Smith on the M25 motorway in Surrey and alerted police.
As the traffic crawled to a halt, Mr Smith rolled down his window and pulled the top of his body out, calling to motorists: “Take a note of this number and call police.” The trial heard Smith had assets of £135,000.
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.
Kevin Dennis was one of several people (along with Barry George) who were told in 2013 they could not have compensation for wrongful conviction.