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The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video showing corrections officer Vicky White at a hotel the morning she fled a county jail with a murder suspect.
In the video released on Saturday, Vicky White can be seen at the counter of a Quality Inn hotel in Florence, Alabama on April 29, the same day that she allegedly assisted murder suspect Casey White, 38, in escaping from the jail.
A vehicle used by the pair was found, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said during a press conference on Friday. According to the sheriff’s office, nothing was found in the car.
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« The SUV was reported abandoned a week ago. There were no tags on the vehicle and it was locked. It was identified last night and a search of the area where the SUV was found was conducted this morning. Nothing was found. The vehicle is being searched now, » a Facebook post from the sheriff’s office states.
Singleton said the pair may have had a « jailhouse romance. »
Vicki White was expected to retire on April 29 at the end of her shift, but instead allegedly helped Casey White escape jail.
Shortly after 9 am on April 29, Vicky White told colleagues that she was taking Casey White to the county courthouse to undergo a mental health evaluation. Vicky White also said that she would be going to see a doctor after taking Casey White to the courthouse because she said she felt ill, which was allegedly a way to buy more time.
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Colleagues made attempts to contact Vicky White by phone on Friday after several hours passed but were not successful.
Singleton issued a warrant for Vicky White’s arrest on Monday, stating that she might have been manipulated or coerced into a plot by Casey White.
« To do it willingly would be so out of character for the Vicky White we all know, » Singleton said.
The sheriff’s office confirmed on Tuesday that the pair had a « special relationship. »
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« That relationship has now been confirmed through our investigation by independent sources and means, » authorities said.
Anyone with information about the individuals is asked to call the US Marshals at 1-800-336-0102.
Fox News’ Stephanie Pagones contributed to this report.