LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — After nearly two weeks on the run, authorities say the search for Casey White and Vicky White has ended in a police manhunt in Indiana.

Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said the chase resulted in an accident and he didn’t know why they were in Indiana. Singleton said Casey White turned herself in to police and Indiana authorities confirmed that Vicky White was taken to the hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

This is a press conference given by Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton at 5:00 pm on Monday, May 9.

Vanderburgh County Coroner Steven W. Lockyear said Vicky White died at 7 p.m. at Evansville Deaconess Midtown Hospital on Monday night. Her autopsy will be performed on Tuesday.

In an interview with NewsNation, Singleton said: “This is a scenario that I anticipated could happen, knowing the Vicky that we knew, I think as much as the charges she was facing came back, I think the thing that bothered her the most was the fact that she was coming back to confront your family and friends.

“I think that was just as devastating as the charges,” Singleton continued.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding said at a news conference that he did not know what part of the body he shot. He said the car they were caught in was a Cadillac and the chase didn’t last long.

Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office/WXIN photo of the accident

“We received information that a vehicle matching the description of a suspicious vehicle was near our sheriff’s office, so the US Marshals Task Force and deputy sheriffs went to the area,” Wedding stated. .

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Wedding said Casey White and Vicky White fled the vehicle down Highway 41 N, past Highway 57 and into a grassy area.

“Sheriff’s Task Force officers intercepted them, actually collided with them to end the chase,” Wedding continued. “When this happened, [Vicky White] she shot herself and [Casey White] he was injured, not too badly.

“Both have been taken to local hospitals to be examined for their injuries,” Wedding said. “His injuries are very serious. I don’t know the true extent, but I want to commend the Sheriff’s Task Force for being here and working diligently with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office to catch two bad guys and get them off the street.”

The full press conference with Wedding can be viewed in the video player below:

US Marshals said they were investigating a tip that the couple had abandoned a 2006 Ford F-150 in Evansville, Indiana, at a car wash on South Weinbach Avenue.

The Nationwide manhunt for Casey White and Vicky White It started on Friday, April 29.

Law enforcement officials were searching for inmate Casey White, 38, and former Deputy Director of Corrections Vicky White, 56, who were reported missing on April 29 after being released from the Detention Center. Lauderdale County. Despite sharing a last name, the two are not related.

A state of emergency conference for Casey White has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 10 at 12:00 pm on the third floor of the Lauderdale County Courthouse. Judge Benjamin Graves approved the hearing around 5 p.m. Monday.

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