He was again released and rearrested during the following year.
Kirkwood joined the new UK operation of The Weather Channel in 1996, but after it had closed down in January 1998, she underwent training under the guidance of the BBC at the Met Office, before joining BBC News as a weather presenter.
"Please dismiss the case based on the solid ground of the Old Testament Exodus ," he told the judge in one of the handwritten notes, adding he would not "put my hand with the wicked" or "follow a crowd to do evil" if the case was dismissed.
Beyer was evaluated for possible psychological problems and was twice found competent to stand trial. Email the author at [email protected] follow on Twitter at @Doyle Murphy.
After her graduation, she joined the BBC’s Secretarial Reserve in London.
Then she left the corporation and subsequently started working as an associate director in recruitment and as a training consultant for management consultancy.