(NewsNation) — Escaped inmate Casey White is in custody after an 11-day statewide manhunt ended with a automotive chase and the demise of a feminine corrections officer who authorities say broke him out of jail.
Investigators consider corrections officer Vicky White helped capital homicide suspect Casey White escape the Lauderdale County Jail in Florence, Alabama, on April 29. Authorities mentioned the pair had a “special relationship.” Vicky White died at a hospital Monday.
But what’s subsequent for Casey White?
Casey White was nonetheless within the hospital Tuesday morning for remedy of his accidents sustained in Monday’s crash. Investigators on the scene described Casey’s accidents as “not that bad” and mentioned he was cooperating with the police. He is predicted to be transported again to Alabama for arraignment.
A standing listening to on Casey White is predicted Tuesday.
Casey White was charged with capital homicide for a lethal stabbing on the time of his escape. He was already serving a 75-year sentence for a 2015 crime spree that concerned a house invasion, carjacking and police chase.
He has a historical past of violence. Court paperwork allege he beat his brother within the face and head with an ax-sledgehammer deal with, touchdown him in jail in 2012 for greater than three years.
Once out of jail in 2015, he carried out against the law spree together with a house invasion and a police chase, in response to the U.S. Marshals Service.
In 2020, he allegedly confessed to the 2015 stabbing demise of 59-year-old Connie Ridgeway and was charged with two counts of capital homicide. He pleaded not responsible by motive of madness. If he’s convicted, he may face the demise penalty.
Federal and native legislation enforcement officers have additionally realized Casey White threatened to kill his former girlfriend and his sister in 2015 and mentioned “that he wanted police to kill him,” the Marshals Service mentioned.
Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton says further measures can be put in place to isolate him from the remainder of the detention middle and that he can be “shackled 24/7.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.