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.Dec 28 – Flamur Daci, 28, an Albanian immigrant from Southend, was attacked at Tesco in Gravesend, Kent, in a brawl which continued in the nearby railway station. Five Albanian asylum seekers were identified as his killers – Edrin Hodaj, Gezim Ilgazi, Antest Dailani, Genjan Ilgazi and Ruduan Dailani. An inquest in July 2000 recorded a verdict of unlawful killing. Dec 25 – Pervinder Singh Rayatt, 19, from east London, was killed in Chinatown, central London at 4am.
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 29 – Babatunde Oba, 23, trainee manager for hire firm HSS, was stabbed at the Broadway Boulevard Club in Ealing.Kevin Dennis, 23, from Hackney, and his brothers Carl and Dennis were jailed for life in Feb 2000.The trial at Nottingham CC heard Hill had been cleared of killing Goodman’s friend in 1996.Dec 25 – Nicola Karen, 18, stabbed at a house in Droylsden, Manchester.James Lawlor, 26, from Bermondsey, was jailed for life in Nov 2000.