Corbella: The ricochet that brought rural crime into focus

OKOTOKS — It was a ricochet. A ricochet that turned our legal system into a justice system and set an innocent family man free.

Recently obtained RCMP ballistics test results proved that Edouard Maurice was telling the truth when he said he did not shoot at two trespassers rummaging through a vehicle on his ranch in the middle of the night in February, that struck one of the intruders in the arm.