911 call reveals Alabama correction officer’s final words to Casey White – latest
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Dramatic police footage captured the moment capital murder suspect Casey Cole White was apprehended in Indiana and his prison guard lover Vicky White’s body was pulled from their crashed vehicle.
A 10-day nationwide manhunt for Ms White, a 56-year-old corrections officer from Alabama, and White, an inmate serving a 75-year sentence and awaiting trial for murder, ended on Monday evening with a car chase and crash in Evansville. Ms White died from what a coroner ruled to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and White was taken into custody.
As he was handcuffed, White allegedly told officers to help his “wife” and insisted he did not shoot her. The pair were said to have been in a romantic relationship for about two years but police say they were not married.
Meanwhile, Ms White’s last words were revealed in a chilling 911 call where she said “let’s get out and run” and blames White for wanting to stay “at a f****** motel” moments before apparently shooting herself in the head.
An investigation into the ordeal is still ongoing as police face mounting questions over how the fugitives evaded capture for over a week.
Casey White’s former lawyer says ‘no way’ he could have planned the escape
A one-time lawyer for murder suspect Casey White, who managed to break out of prison and evade police for 10 days with the help of Alabama corrections officer Vicky White, says there is ‘no way’ his former client planned the full escape scheme.
His former lawyer, Dale Bryant, spoke to WHNT, telling the outlet that White has a mental illness that makes him impulsive and a threat to individuals outside of a structured and controlled environment.
“This plan, this escape was detailed. It was thorough,” Mr Bryant said. “The escape, in general, is exactly what Casey wants to do, is get out of prison, right? But it is well thought out and the planning is, again, nothing that is in Casey’s norm.”
Graig Graziosi12 May 2022 04:59
Chilling 911 audio captures Vicky White’s last words
A chilling 911 call released on Tuesday night reveals the final moments of Alabama corrections officer Vicky White, and the haunting words she said to her jailhouse lover Casey White: “Let’s get out and run,” an utterance that was said just before authorities say she took her own life by shooting herself in the head.
At the start of the seven-minute audio, the dispatcher is heard on the line saying “911” and “hello” before the voice on the other end, Ms White, is heard in the background saying “oh my god” and “stop, stop”.
It’s unclear which of the two placed the initial call to the emergency line.
You can then hear Ms White saying in a panicked cry, “The airbags are going to go off” before she says what were likely some of her last words: “Airbags are going off. Let’s get out and run.”
Continue reading the full article from The Independent’s Rachel Sharp below.
Graig Graziosi12 May 2022 04:30
Dramatic police footage shows moment Casey White is captured
Dramatic police footage has been released of the moment that capital murder suspect Casey Cole White was captured and his prison guard lover Vicky White’s body was pulled from their vehicle with a gun still in her hand.
Evansville Police Department shared the footage on Tuesday night as the coroner ruled the Alabama corrections officer’s death a suicide and shocking audio also revealed she was on the phone to a 911 dispatcher at the time of the crash.
In the footage, you can see the moment White is placed in cuffs, as he is held there for a few moments before the officers pull him to his feet and lead him away.
Read the full story from The Independent’s Rachel Sharp below.
Johanna Chisholm12 May 2022 03:30
Motel owner denies fugitive couple stayed on his property
The owner of the motel — where the Cadillac connected to Vicky White and Casey White was seen – has denied seeing the fugitives and claimed that he didn’t know if they were staying on his property.
Paul Shah was quoted as saying by CNN that “I’ve never seen those people in my property.” He, however, did say that it could be possible that they were visiting someone in the Motel 41 in Evansville.“Nothing happened in my parking lot,” Mr Shah said, referring to the capture of the two on Monday afternoon.
He said that he hadn’t seen the news of the search for the two and was surprised everything unfolded in this area. “This is one of the safest area(s) of this town.”
Maroosha Muzaffar12 May 2022 02:30
Fugitive’s trial for 2015 murder set to start in June
Casey White’s murder trial will start in June, it was reported.
After an emergency hearing on Tuesday regarding the capital case against White for Ridgeway’s 2015 murder, her son Austin Williams was quoted as saying by CNN that the fugitive’s capture was a “huge relief” and that “it felt like a miracle.”
Mr Williams said: “I’ve been waiting for a long time, waiting just a little bit longer, I think things will be fine. They did the right thing by getting him over to Donaldson as soon as possible and I’m just looking forward to that trial date.
“It just didn’t look very hopeful at all,” he said. “They had a head start, not a lot of leads and stuff and just felt like a really good plan and it turns out that they didn’t which was… which worked out, fortunately.”
White escaped from the Alabama jail on 29 April and was captured on Monday in Evansville, Indiana.
Maroosha Muzaffar12 May 2022 01:30
Coroner’s office confirms prison guard died by suicide
An Indiana coroner’s office confirmed on Tuesday that Vicky White, ex-corrections officer accused of helping an Alabama inmate escape, died by suicide.
The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office concluded that Ms White killed herself.
Police had said that the two had a cache of weapons on them as well — four handguns and several semi-automatic weapons, including an AR-15.Ms White died after suffering a gunshot wound to the head during a dramatic police chase while her inmate lover Casey White surrendered to authorities and is now back in custody.
Mr White had allegedly also referred to Ms White as his “wife.”
Maroosha Muzaffar12 May 2022 00:30
Fugitive couple’s end goal revealed
What was the end goal for double murder suspect Casey White and correctional officer Vicky White, who helped him escape?
According to police, it was to have a shoot out.
Rachel Sharp has more on the couple’s plan in her story below:
Graig Graziosi11 May 2022 23:30
Vicky White and her lover practiced ‘dry run’ of prison break
Two officials told the Associated Press that Ms White, 56, had taken the 38-year-old capital murder suspect out of Lauderdale County jail for 40 minutes and then returned him to his cell.
It is not clear exactly when the dry run took place but, after it was an apparent success, the couple then embarked on the real thing on 29 April.
Nathan Place11 May 2022 22:40
A trove of guns and nearly $30,000 in cash were found in the fugitives’ car
Police found a trove of firearms — including an AR-15 — as well as $30,000 in cash inside the vehicle double murder suspect Casey White and corrections officer Vicky White were using to try to escape capture.
US Marshals rammed the car off the road and flipped it Monday while pursuing the couple.
Mr White said he had hoped to use the guns to have a shoot out with the police.
Graig Graziosi11 May 2022 22:30
Fugitive couple was in Evansville, Indiana since 3 May
Sheriff Dave Wedding of Vanderburgh County said that Casey White and Vicky White were in Evansville since 3 May.
The fugitive duo had been on a run for 10 days when they were finally stopped by police on Monday.
Mr Wedding said: “It’s hard to believe they’ve been here that many days, but we’re lucky that we stumbled upon them.”
Casey White was captured by the police after a chase and a car crash.
The Alabama prison inmate, who faces charges of double murder and was serving a 75 year sentence — has been brought back to the jail.
Sheriff Rick Singleton of Lauderdale County, Alabama said that “he will be in a cell by himself. He will stay in handcuffs and shackles while he’s in that cell and if he wants to sue me for violating his civil rights, so be it. He’s not getting out of this jail again. I’ll assure you that.”
Maroosha Muzaffar11 May 2022 21:35