Fugitive Inmate Captured After Manhunt, Ex-Jail Officer Dead

A former Alabama jail official on the run with a murder suspect she was accused of helping escape shot and killed herself as authorities caught up with the pair after more than a week of searching.

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FILE - This combination of photos provided by the U.S. Marshals Service and Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office in April 2022 shows inmate Casey White, left, and Assistant Director of Corrections Vicky White. The former Alabama jail official on the run with the murder suspect she was accused of helping escape shot and killed herself Monday, May 9, as authorities caught up with the pair after more than a week of searching, officials said. The man she fled with surrendered. (U.S. Marshals Service, Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
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A former Alabama jail official on the run with a murder suspect she was accused of helping escape shot and killed herself Monday as authorities caught up with the pair after more than a week of searching, officials said. The man she fled with surrendered. The death of Vicky White, 56, only deepened the mystery of why a respected jail official would leave everything to help free Casey White, 38, a hulking inmate with a…

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