The trial at Nottingham CC heard Hill had been cleared of killing Goodman’s friend in 1996.
Karlton Mills survived after being taken to hospital by taxi.
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.
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.