His son Callum, 3, was unhurt but was left with the body for three hours.
David Broddle, from Horncastle, was found dead a few days later in a fume-filled car in Bakewell, Derbyshire, along with his girlfriend Lorraine Richardson.
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.
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.
James Goodman, 22, and Shaney Heskey, 28, were both jailed for life in October 2000.
Kevin Dennis played for Welling United FC, having previously played for Arsenal and Brentford.Dec 5 – Barry Wallace, 18, a Tesco shelf stacker, vanished on the way home from a nightclub in Kilmarnock. William Beggs, 36, was arrested in Holland on Dec 29 and was jailed for life (20 years) in Oct 2001. Dec 3 – Edmond Safra, 67, Jewish banking billionaire, and his nurse Vivian Torrente, died of smoke inhalation in the panic room of his penthouse in Monte Carlo. Ted Maher, 41, an American former Green beret, was jailed for 10 years for arson. Dec 1 – Mara Dorman, 40, a prostitute and crack addict from Belgravia, vanished in Dec 1999, stabbed and beaten and dumped in a black trunk by the side of the road at Hurstbourne Tarrant, near Andover, Hampshire on Jan 12, 2000 by a man with a metal detector.His head was found on a beach 10 miles away at Barrassie, Ayrshire. Her boyfriend Tony Bayram, 39, a taxi driver from Walworth, south London, was jailed for life in Feb 2001.Police said Broddle bore a grudge after Hoggarth beat him up in 1997.It is thought Broddle found out how to make the bomb on the internet.