Casey White was escorted Tuesday from Indiana. back to Alabama, where he attended the night court session in Lauderdale County – the county where authorities say he fled jail with Help Vicki White.
During White’s hearing, in handcuffs and with shackles around his ankles, listened carefully with his eyes blocked on Graves, as judge, explained the allegations. White looked tired and sobbed more more than once during a 10-minute hearing.
On the back of White head We are a party of four small cuts within the shaved circumference of hair size of a quarter. dry blood was visible on in back of his bright yellow overalls.
Immediately after the hearing, White left the courthouse and looked at news cameras and crowd of passers-by who got up but didn’t say anything. He was transferred to prison — William E. Donaldson Correctional Institution in Bessemer, Alabama, a little more 100 miles south of County of Lauderdale.
Casey White, 38, and Vicki White, 56, were captured in Evansville, Indiana Monday After chase which ended when the authorities forced car Casey White was driving into an accident in ditch, the US Marshals Service said.
911 call: Vicki White mentioned getting out and working
An Evansville cop spotted a Cadillac. in motel parking on Monday. The officers then watched the motel and began a pursuit when they saw the couple. drive away, the authorities said.
The pursuing police officers rammed the Cadillac into a ditch. vehicle rolled up over. Authorities tentatively believe Vicki White shot herself “after vehicle crashed,” said Dave Wedding, sheriff of Vanderburg County, Indiana. Later on Monday, she died in the hospital.
city of Evansville on Wednesday released what he said was a 911 call this Vicki White made in time chase. This call does not one contacting the dispatcher who says “911” and “hello” seemingly unanswered.
Instead, female voice — presumably Vicki White — can be heard saying things like: “Wait, stop… the airbags will deploy.” off and kill us.”
Soon loud noise hear — first of at least four loud sounds must occur in about 15 seconds. Dont clear in each time what the noises are, and it is not clear from the sound when car was rammed when he rolled over and when gun was fired.
“God”, woman says after first noise. “The airbags are coming off. Let’s out and run”She mentions a hotel.
second noise is heard and the woman screams. At least two more sounds are heard, followed by another scream.
Beginning just more than in a minute someone says repeatedly received gun in her hand” and “she breathes”.
Line stays open while officers try to get a couple out of in vehicle.
The 911 entry posted on Wednesday doesn’t seem to show what Vicki White mentions gun or her finger on a trigger. However, others people in a recording – apparently of the responding officers – can be heard saying that her finger was on in trigger when they found her.
Officers were able to remove Casey White from the car, but Vicki White was trapped inside and shot in the head, U.S. Marshal Marty Keely told CNN on Monday.
Casey White reportedly ordered the authorities help “his wife” who shot herself in in head and he told them he didn’t do it, Keely said on Monday. Keely noted that Casey White and Vicki White, to the best of investigators’ knowledge, were not married.
Although investigators believe that Vicki White shot herself, the coroner confirm whether they are correct, said Wedding.
Police dashboard and body camera video meanwhile, show The arrest of Casey White and the cops trying to get Vicki White out of car.
In the video, several officers surround Casey White. who pinned to the ground next to car. The fugitive is then taken into custody and taken away from the wrecked ship. car.
The authorities were not immediately able to get Vicki White out of car because she had gun in her hand, according to the officers, was seen in in body camera video. After the officer has reached in take the gun they worked to get her through the car hatch opening video shows.
Officer and prisoner traveled with cash and weapons
Investigators found wigs, $29,000 in cash and several types of weapons in Cadillac, including four handguns, an AR-15 rifle and three magazines, Wedding said.
Driving the Cadillac into a ditch “could have saved many of the lives of my deputies (and other officers),” Wedding said.
Prisoner arrest this is a huge relief
White allegedly confessed to killing ridgeway in 2020 but later pleaded not guilty reason of madness.
He was already held in State prison on 75-year offer for a series of other crimes in 2015, including home invasioncarjacking and police chaseThe Marshals Service reports.
Authorities believe that Casey White and Vicki White met in the county jail back in 2020 when he was indicted in in the Ridgway case, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said.
White murder trial currently set for June. During a court appearance on Tuesday, White’s lawyer Jamie Poss said he would file for a change. of a venue motion that the judge said he would consider.
Travel to Indiana
Vicki White checked the prisoner out of jail on On April 29, she said that she was taking him to court. for mental health assessment, authorities said.
Pair instead drove to the nearest parking lot of the shopping center, abandoned the patrol of officers vehicle and took off in 2007 Ford Edge SUV that Vicki White bought under a pseudonym and parked in a lot the night before, singleton said last week.
SUV was found in tow truck in Williamson County, Tennessee, about two hours’ drive north of in jail in Florence, Alabama, US marshals said. Singleton says couple probably abandoned This is just hours after they left Florence, possibly due to mechanical problems.
Authorities believe they purchased a Ford F-150 truck — vehicle eventually found in Evansville car wash – bye in Tennessee.
It is believed that they were in Evansville since at least May 2 when city The policeman checked the license plate in advance of in truck Evansville Police Chief Billy Bolin said Tuesday. At the time, the audit did not reveal any connection between truck and fugitives, he said.
Melissa Alonso of CNN, Amanda Watts, Omar Jimenez, Jamiel Lynch, Amara Walker, Jade Gordon and Eric Levenson contributed to this report.