Sheriff: Ex-jail official, inmate she helped escape caught


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) – Official: Alabama jail official who helped inmate escape is dead after shooting herself.


An Alabama sheriff says escaped inmate Casey White and former jail official Vicky White have been taken into custody in Indiana, according to an Alabama sheriff.

Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton says they two fugitives were caught near Evansville, Indiana, after a car chase with U.S. Marshals.

Singleton said at a news conference that marshals were pursuing a pickup driven by Casey White when the truck wrecked and he surrendered.

Vicky White was taken to a hospital.

The Marshals Service said a warrant was issued on May 2 for Vicky Sue White charging her with permitting or facilitating escape in the first degree.

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