New video reveals former Alabama jail boss Vicky White at a Quality Inn hours earlier than she disappeared with convicted killer Casey White, as authorities downplayed hypothesis the large inmate is perhaps touring disguised as a girl in a wheelchair.
The 14-second clip, launched Saturday, reveals the blond Vicky, in a black sweat shirt, pacing backwards and forwards close to the entrance desk. White, who will not be associated to the inmate, stayed within the resort for 2 nights earlier than the breakout, the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
“We know she stayed there,” mentioned Sheriff Rick Singleton. “It’s right there next to the shopping center where she parked the getaway car and where she had parked the patrol car” that she used to drive Casey White away from the jail.
Meanwhile, two officers concerned within the hunt for the pair advised The Post there’s no proof supporting native District Attorney’s principle that 6’9″, 330-pound Casey White is perhaps touring disguised as a girl in a wheelchair.
“That’s news to me, I haven’t heard of him trying to dress any differently,” mentioned Chad Hunt the Commander of the US Marshal Service Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Marty Keely, U.S. Marshal for Northern Alabama, referred to as the idea “not factual.”
“There’s a million theories out there about what’s happening,” he added.
Lauderdale, Alabama, County District Attorney Chris Connolly had speculated that Casey White is perhaps dressed as a girl and being pushed by Vicky White in a wheelchair to distract from his peak, in accordance with the Daily Mail. It was additionally advised that Vicky White is perhaps disguising herself as an aged lady with a gray wig.
Hunt mentioned a extra probably situation was that Casey White is carrying a hat to hide his jail tattoos, which embrace two eyeballs on the again of his buzzcut head, and sun shades. Vicky White has probably modified the colour of her beforehand brilliant blonde hair, he mentioned, which is why the company circulated mocked up photographs of her with darkish hair.
“We do believe that she’s altered her appearance,” Hunt mentioned.
US Marshals advised The Post they’re scouring the world in Tennessee the place Vicky White deserted the getaway automobile she used to assist Casey White escape.
The orange 2007 Ford Edge had been a spotlight of the seek for the fugitives who disappeared April 29, however authorities had been unaware till Friday that the pair ditched the car simply hours after Vicky White drove away from the Lauderdale, Alabama, County Jail with Casey White.
The two are usually not associated, however native officers mentioned that they had a “special relationship” for almost two years.
The automobile was discovered locked and deserted on the aspect of a rural highway in College Grove, Tennesee, about two hours north of the jail.
Hunt mentioned the invention of the automobile, which had been sitting for per week in a tow pound earlier than officers put the items collectively, was a “setback” that compounded the six-to-seven-hour head begin the fugitives bought on regulation enforcement, however the company will not be discouraged.
“We’ve been here before,” the veteran lawman mentioned. “These little setbacks, they’re just challenges for us. They’re expected in this investigation.”
“And it definitely does not reduce our drive in this investigation,” he added.
He had beforehand advised The Post they “know” the pair headed north to Tennessee “for a specific reason.”
Hunt mentioned they’re going door-to-door in College Grove, looking for any video footage from dwelling or enterprise safety cameras which may present which course the 2 went in after bailing on the automobile. Even a recreation digital camera arrange within the surrounding woods would possibly present some clues, he mentioned.
The sheriff of Williamson County, Tennessee, the place the SUV was found, tweeted Friday that “there is NO sign the two are still in our area.”
They’re additionally following up on lots of of ideas, significantly these from a 100-200 mile radius of the place the Edge was discovered. “The amount of tips that we’ve gotten in this case, I’ve never seen anything like it,” Hunt mentioned.
Neither Hunt nor Keely would say what, if any, proof was discovered within the Ford Edge.
“The car is bring processed,” Keely mentioned.