EVANSVIL, India (WAND) – Authorities say they have arrested Vicki White, an Alabama correctional officer accused of helping a murder suspect escape from custody with a prisoner in Indiana.
This was reported by WFIE, an affiliate of NBC officials have set up a media platform at Anchor Industries, located in Evansville, India, linked to the upcoming incident. Authorities told WFIE that the two people believed to be involved are Vicki White and Casey White.
Casey White, a murder suspect suspected of murder, Vicki White is accused of escaping from Lauderdale County Jail. The two people are not related.
The arrests came after a speeding police chase by US 41. The car eventually crashed into a nearby ditch, according to WFIE.
Authorities say Vicki White shot herself. She is in critical condition on the list.
The Lauderdale County Sheriff said Vicki White told colleagues she was going to take Casey White for a mental health appointment when the two of them left the detention center, but the meeting was not scheduled. Lauderdale County officials said a car believed to have been found in Tennessee was found. He was abandoned.
WAND News will update this story, which develops as more is learned.
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