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Escaped Alabama prisoner and guard captured, guard dead

Alabama Missing Prison Official
FILE – This combination of photos provided by the U.S. Marshals Service and Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office in April 2022 shows inmate Casey White, left, and Assistant Director of Corrections Vicky White. On Saturday, April 30 the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office said that Vicky White disappeared while escorting the inmate, being held on capital murder charges, in Florence, Ala. The escaped inmate and the former jail official were taken into custody Monday, May 9 in Indiana, according to an Alabama sheriff. (U.S. Marshals Service, Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office via AP, File)

Authorities are reporting that they have captured an escaped prisoner from Alabama and the prison guard who helped him.
Casey White and Vicky White were captured on Monday, while driving through Evansville, Indiana.
Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding told reporters that U.S. Marshals and sheriff’s deputies “intercepted” the Whites as they drove down U.S. 41.
According to the report, U.S. Marshals collided with their vehicle and pushed them into a grassy area near Baumgart Road during a police chase.
Vicky White then reportedly shot herself while Casey White was injured in the crash.
Both have were taken to an area hospital for treatment. Vicky White died from her injuries.
The pair gained national attention after they Vicky reportedly helped Casey escape the Lauderdale County Detention Center on April 28th, where he was serving a 75-year prison sentence for kidnapping and attempted murder.
Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton reported that the pair are not related but that they had a “special relationship” that spanned two years.
Surveillance footage showed Vicky escorting Casey into her patrol vehicle before they disappeared.
Last week, investigators received a tip that a vehicle the pair used in their escape was spotted at Weinbach Car Wash in Evansville.
With the help of the owner of the carwash, authorities were able to identify the vehicle and speculated that the pair might still be in the area.