Murder suspect Casey White escapes and Missing Corrections Officer Vicki White escapes


The Alabama mayor’s office said Tuesday that Murder suspect Casey Cole White escaped and Missing Corrections official Vicki White, who is Suspected of helping him escapeHe had a “special relationship”. The sheriff’s office has not provided any additional information about the alleged relationship.

“Investigators received information from inmates at the Lauderdale County Detention Center over the weekend that there was a private relationship between Director White and inmate Casey White,” the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. This relationship has now been confirmed by our investigation by independent sources and means.”

The US Marshals Service said Tuesday that the couple were last seen Friday in Rogersville, Alabama — about 30 minutes east of Lauderdale County — driving a 2007 Ford Edge “gold/copper” with unidentified Alabama license plates. In a new statement, Marshals Circle called Vicky White a “wanted fugitive,” and offered a $5,000 reward for information on her whereabouts. Already there $10,000 reward For information leading to the arrest of Casey Cole White.

Marshals said Casey Cole White, 38, 6’9″, weighs about 330 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes. The service said Vicki White, 56, 5’5″, weighs approximately 145 pounds and has blonde hair and brown eyes. She was also described as having a “swaying gait”.

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Pictures of the vehicle in which the husband was last seen.

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It is not yet clear why Casey Cole White escaped from the detention center on Friday. Authorities earlier said Vicki White, the assistant director of corrections, told other officials Friday morning that she was dropping Casey Cole White into a courtroom for a mental health assessment and then going to a doctor to get medical treatment for herself. Officials said White spent more than 15 years with the department, noting that Friday was supposed to be her last day on the job before she retired.

Shortly after 11 a.m., someone found their patrol car in a shopping center parking lot, officials said Friday. Officials realized around 3:30 p.m. that day that they could not locate Vicki and that Casey had not been returned to custody.

Lauderdale County Mayor Rick Singleton told reporters Friday night that there was no scheduled mental health assessment. He also said that her decision to take Casey single-handedly into the courtroom was a violation of Chamber policy that would have required at least two deputies to move him.

Casey Cole White and Vicky White appear in a photo set.
Casey Cole White and Vicky White appear in a photo set.

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office


On Monday, Singleton said surveillance footage showed the patrol car was seen at a red light two blocks from the shopping center’s parking lot just eight minutes after the couple left the detention center.

“There wasn’t enough time for them to even try to come to the courtroom,” he said.

On Monday, Singleton said officials had issued a warrant for Vicki’s arrest on charges of “allowing or facilitating first-degree escape.” When asked if he thought Vicky helped Casey escape, Singleton said, “We know she was involved.”

“Now whether she did it voluntarily or if she was coerced or somehow threatened to take part in the escape, I’m not really sure – but we do know for sure that she did,” he added.

Singleton said he and other officials were stunned. “Those of us who have and have worked with Vicki White for years — this is not the Vicki White we know, by any stretch of the imagination,” he said. “She was an exemplary employee.”

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Additional photos of Casey Cole White and Vicki White released by authorities.

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Prior to his disappearance, Casey White was being held in Lauderdale County Jail awaiting trial on charges of premeditated murder. Authorities have said he is considered armed and dangerous, and have urged residents to call 911 rather than confront him if they see him.

Officials said the couple are not related even though they have the same last name.

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