The trial at Winchester CC heard he could not afford her drug habit.
Dec 1 – Zardasht Draey, 19, Iraqi Kurd, was beaten to death at a bus stop in Fulham, west London.
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.
James Lawlor, 26, from Bermondsey, was jailed for life in Nov 2000.
Dec 11 – Stephen Hoggarth, 32, killed by a parcel bomb which went off at his home in Newbridge Hill, near Louth, Lincolnshire.
Charges were dropped against his brother Thomas Moore, 45.