Posted: 14 August, 2013 by Michael Lorigan

Schapelle Corby Close To Release

Parole officials visit her cell

Tags: Schapelle Corby, Mercedes Corby, release, freedom, Kerobokan, Indonesia, Bali, parole

DENPASAR, INDONESIA - APRIL 28:  Accused Australian drug runner Schapelle Corby waits in her cell before her trial on April 28, 2005 at Denpasar Court, Bali, Indonesia. Corby will make an emotional plea to judges to find her not guilty as part of defenses final submission. The 27-year-old beauty therapy student is charged with trying to smuggle 4.1kg of marijuana into Bali last October. Prosecutors have already requested Corby receive a life sentence but if she is found guilty judges may still impose a death sentence. (Photo by Dimas Ardian / Getty Images)Image Credit- Getty

Schapelle Corby’s almost decade long prison sentence could be coming to an end after reports Indonesian judicial officials visited her in her cell in Kerobokan prison recently.

It’s been reported a trio of female parole officers visited Schapelle in her cell as well as the home of her sister Mercedes who lives in the tourist hot spot, Kuta.

The 36-year old could be the first foreigner in Indonesia to be granted parole and if her application is successful, could be out within months.

DENPASAR, INDONESIA - May 27: Schapelle Corbys mother, Roseleigh Rose (C) and sister Mercedes Corby shouts as her daughter is sentenced to 20 years in jail, in a Denpasar courtroom on May 27, 2005 in Denpasar, on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia. Schapelle Corby was found guilty of importing marijuana into Indonesia leading to her conviction. She was sentenced to 20 years in jail and fined 100M Rupiah ($14,000AUD).     (Photo by Dimas Ardian/Getty Images) Mercedes Corby and Roseleigh Corby (Mother)                                           Image Credit- Getty

She would be required to live with Mercedes and her Balinese husband Wayan Widyartha and would report to one of the three female officials who would become her parole officer.

Schapelle was sentenced to 20 years jail in the notoriously violent and overcrowded Korobokan prison for smuggling 4.2kg of cannabis into Indonesia in 2004 however she denies any wrong doing. 

Tags: Schapelle Corby, Mercedes Corby, release, freedom, Kerobokan, Indonesia, Bali, parole

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