Alabama escaped inmate, jail official had ‘special relationship’
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say an Alabama inmate had a “special relationship” with the jail official authorities believe assisted his escape.
The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office said in a Tuesday news release that inmates indicated there was a special relationship between the two, and investigators were able to confirmed that.
The sheriff’s office did not elaborate.
A manhunt is underway for Casey White, who was awaiting trial on a capital murder case, and jail official Vicky White after the pair vanished after leaving the Lauderdale County Detention Center on Friday morning.
The U.S. Marshals have posted rewards for both suspects. Read more here.