The multiple lives of Nice attacker: How the Bastille Day killer led an erratic social life in order to hide his extremism and plan to kill scores of people

To some, Bouhlel was a father with three children under six, and an 18-month old born just after his wife left him, accusing him of frequent abuse.

Then there was his erratic social life, smoking cannabis with acquaintances in the Tunisian immigrant community; martial arts training and possible steroid use to bulk up muscle; salsa dancing to pick up women; and a reported male lover in his 70s.