1st January 1982,
Convicted of murdering an old lady. He suffocate her after a
failed robbery at her home.
1996, Release on life
1999, Kirkham was
convicted of sexual offences against a boy, and received a
12 month sentence, but had been recalled on the murder
sentence licence and was to serve a further 12 years.
2011, Released from
June 2014, Kirkham was
jailed for ten years. After a jury - which knew nothing of
the murder - convicted him of rape and four indecent
assaults on another young boy in 1996.
1st January 2017, Kirkham
dies at HMP Altcourse in Fazakerley, he had been suffering
from renal cancer.