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Towering Murder Suspect, Deputy Who Allegedly Helped Facilitate His Escape Nabbed. Here's How They Were Caught.

Source: Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office

May 9 2022, Published 6:51 p.m. ET

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An escaped murder suspect was nabbed and the deputy who allegedly helped his jailbreak is in the hospital.

Casey White and Vicky White, no relation, were both caught on May 9 in Indiana, officials said at a press conference streamed by local media.

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Lauderdale County, Alabama, Sheriff Rick Singleton said they were caught in Evansville Indiana after a car chase with U.S. Marshals, according to the AP. Casey White was driving a truck that wrecked and Vicky White was taken to the hospital.

Vicky White had shot herself, according to NewsNation.

The capture ends an 11-day national manhunt, according to the U.S. Marshalls. Vicky White was a deputy with the sheriff’s office and worked a the jail. On April 29, she helped Casey White escape for jail.

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Casey White was in jail on a capital murder charge in connection to the stabbing of a 58-year-old woman. He was already serving a 75-year sentence for a 2015 crime spree, according to the Marshals.

Casey White stood 6-feet-9-inches and weighs about 330 pounds.

The Whites were romantically involved and Vicky White helped facility the escape by telling other staff members she was taking the convict for a mental health evaluation.

“This has ended a very long and stressful and challenging week and a half,” Singleton said. “It ended the way that we knew it would. They are in custody.”


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