Manhunt Over – Escaped Inmate To Be Extradited, Corrections Officer Dead From Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound

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The long and high intensity manhunt for a suspected murderer and the corrections officer who helped escape prison – has ended.

Authorities in Alabama are gearing up to extradite murder suspect and felon Casey White back to Lauderdale County after he and corrections officer Vicky White were captured in an Indiana corn field.

While Casey White was taken into custody, Vicky White was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Vicky White has since been pronounced dead.

The pair have been on the run for 11-days after Vicky White, a corrections officer in Alabama, helped Casey White walk right out of jail and into freedom. The pair were captured by a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in Evansville, Indiana. The pair were involved in a brief high speed chase which ended in a car crash.

Following the chase, Vicky White shot herself and succumbed to those injuries, she was just 56-years-old.

Vicky was the assistant director of corrections at the Lauderdale County Detention Center, she had worked as a corrections officer for 17 years.

The death of Vicky White has struck her co-workers hard, many who had a range of emotions about the situation over the last 11 days. Coworkers of Vicky’s found themselves concerned, angry and worried for their friend and coworker.