Certainly one of Vicky White’s mates lately referred to as the corrections officer a “scapegoat” in capital homicide suspect Casey White’s escape from jail.
Whereas talking with WVTM-TV in Birmingham, Alabama, Debbie Burbank, who was recognized as one in all Vicky White’s life-long mates mentioned, “Vicky’s all the time been a very good woman…it is gotta be different folks concerned and Vicky’s only a scapegoat.”
“I’ve recognized Vicky all my life. There isn’t any manner she is responsible of this,” Burbank mentioned. “One way or the other she was compelled.”
One other one in all Vicky White’s mates, who was not recognized, informed the native TV station that if Vicky White had something to do with Casey White’s escape, “it was positively love.”
The remarks by Vicky White’s good friend come as the continued manhunt for the corrections officer and escaped inmate reaches its seventh day. On April 29, the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Workplace first reported that Vicky White and Casey White, who usually are not associated, went lacking after she mentioned she was going to take him to a neighborhood courthouse. Casey White was being held within the Lauderdale County Jail on capital homicide fees whereas awaiting his upcoming court docket date.
Amid the continued manhunt for the 2, authorities have continued to launch new info, together with an arrest warrant that was issued for Vicky White, accusing her of “allowing or facilitating escape within the first diploma in reference to capital homicide suspect Casey White’s escape from jail,” the U.S. Marshals Service mentioned. A $5,000 reward is presently being provided for Vicky White’s arrest and a $10,000 reward is being provided for Casey White’s arrest.
Casey White and Vicky White are believed to be armed and harmful and authorities have mentioned that they’re probably driving a 2007 Ford Edge that’s both “orange or copper coloured.”
Based on officers, the investigation lately revealed that that they had a “particular relationship” whereas Casey White was in jail.
Whereas talking with native Alabama TV station WAAF on Wednesday, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton mentioned that Vicky White offered Casey White with “particular therapy” whereas he was detained.
“Seeing he had further meals and different issues that inmates do not usually have. Once I say, ‘do not usually have,’ it was nothing that was contraband. It was apparent there was a relationship there,” Singleton mentioned.
Whereas talking with WVTM-TV on Thursday, Singleton mentioned that Vicky White “had information that most people would not have about how the system works and she or he clearly has performed that to her benefit.”
Singleton continued, “And there once more, that’s the reason I do not assume anybody else was concerned in it as a result of it’s such an intricate plan and she or he pulled it off.”
Newsweek reached out to the U.S. Marshals Service for remark.