Schapelle Corby gets parole from jail in Bali
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Schapelle Corby was released from Kerobokan prison after spending nine years behind bars for smuggling drugs. Here's how the events unfolded.
Schapelle Corby released from prison
RAW: The moment Schapelle Corby, 36, walked out of prison for the first time in more than nine years. Nine NewsPT0M0S 620 349
Released: Schapelle Corby in the Corrections Bureau. Photo: Justin McManus
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RAW: The moment Schapelle Corby, 36, walked out of prison for the first time in more than nine years. Nine News
Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, released on parole from Bali's Kerobokan jail this morning, has arrived with a Channel Seven crew at a luxury resort and spa, Sentosa, in the fashionable Seminyak district.
Schapelle Corby's uncle described his family as "elated" at her release from a Bali jail on Monday but said the fight would continue to clear her name.
After her release on parole, Schapelle Corby's life will take some time to return to normal. Here's what the future could hold.
Schapelle Corby's sister Mercedes has separated from her husband, Wayan, but did not inform Bali authorities, even though he is the drug smuggler's guarantor.
The private plunge pools, marble bathrooms and personalised golf buggies are a far cry from a crowded Balinese prison cell.
If the saturation media interest in the fate of Schapelle Corby seems absurd, consider this: on Monday morning she was a prisoner in a walled compound in a tourist suburb of Bali. By afternoon, she was again in a walled compound in a tourist suburb of Bali.