Video footage launched by authorities Saturday exhibits a lacking former corrections officer at a resort in Alabama the morning she reportedly helped an inmate escape.
The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office launched the video. The workplace stated it exhibits Vicky White trying out of a Quality Inn in Florence, Alabama, on April 29, the identical day she is believed to have helped capital homicide suspect Casey White flee the Lauderdale County Detention Center.
Vicky White and Casey White should not associated.
In the 14-second clip, Vicky White approaches the entrance counter on the resort and leans over it, showing to search for one thing. An worker shouldn’t be on the counter.
NBC affiliate WAFF of Huntsville reported that Vicky White was on the resort the morning she allegedly helped Casey White escape.
Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton stated the resort was close to the place the getaway automobile was parked. The automobile was later discovered deserted.
Authorities stated the pair left the jail for a purported psychological well being analysis in court docket, however investigators realized that no such analysis had been scheduled. Before she left, Vicky White informed a reserving officer that she was going to a medical appointment after she dropped off Casey White, who was awaiting trial after he confessed to the 2015 stabbing loss of life of Connie Ridgeway.
Singleton stated investigators decided that Vicky White didn’t have a medical appointment scheduled that day. He additionally stated she transported Casey White by herself, which violates division coverage that requires two sworn deputies to be current with an inmate going through critical costs.
The sheriff stated on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that they imagine Vicky White willingly helped the inmate escape. During their investigation, authorities realized Vicky White and Casey White had a roughly two-year relationship. Singleton beforehand informed WAFF that it was not bodily or sexual in nature.
Vicky White, 56, is not employed with the sheriff’s workplace, though Singleton didn’t say whether or not she had been fired. On the day of the escape, she was speculated to retire however her retirement papers weren’t finalized.
On Friday, authorities introduced the reward for Casey White was elevated to $15,000 and the reward for Vicky White is $10,000.