Casey White, an Alabama inmate who led authorities on an 11-day manhunt after escaping from county jail with the help of correctional officer Vicky White, is devastated by the loss of his ‘wife’ from prison, after Ms White took her own life on Monday as police closed in on the couple in a car chase.
“I spoke to him yesterday and he was crying and saying he couldn’t believe she was gone,” said Connie Moore, Mr White’s mother. The daily mail, adding that Vicky was “really, really nice to him – just being there for him, talking with him. They had a real thing.
Vicky White will be buried Saturday in Alabama, after Indiana officials ruled her death a suicide.
White, who is not related to Casey White, helped organize his escape from a Lauderdale County jail in late April, where the 38-year-old was jailed after being convicted of attempted murder, robbery, attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend, and kidnapping his roommates in 2015.
His mother told the To post that “Casey is not the freak they posted him”, blaming his prior convictions on drugs and relationships with troubled women.
“All the women he’s been with have emotional issues and Casey has a big heart and just wants to help people,” she said.
Casey and Vicky White met in 2020, soon becoming pen pals and then something more, according to White’s mother.
“With the situation he was in, I was happy,” she told AL.com. “Everyone needs a pen pal and someone to talk to. I thought it was good.”
Vicky White even sent birthday and Christmas gifts to Casey White’s son and grandchild.
“I’ll just say I’m so sorry and from everything I’ve heard from Casey and everyone she was a very good person,” Ms Moore concluded in the To post interview. “I just hate with all my heart that this happened.”
Now White is back in jail awaiting trial in the Ridgeway case, as well as new charges for his escape.
Her dramatic escape inspired investigators in Limestone County, Alabama to re-examine the case of another White girlfriend who met a tragic end, in what authorities at the time ruled was a gunshot. self-inflicted in the chest while staying in White’s trailer. .
Investigators at the time found no blood on his clothing and noted that he appeared distraught over the death.
“That was too much – a woman who killed herself with a sawed-off shotgun?” said the woman’s brother, Tyler Rolin. AL.com.
“Police said he was crying and very hysterical and I don’t doubt that at all because I know he can turn it on,” he added. “He’s a master manipulator.”
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