EVANSVILLE, Ind.WEIGHT/WHERE) – The search for an escaped Alabama inmate and wanted correctional officer is over, law enforcement officials announced Monday.

US Marshals chased Casey White, 38, and Vicky White, 56, into a vehicle in Evansville, Indiana, Alabama officials said. Casey was driving and Vicky was a passenger, Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton said. (While the two have the same last name, they are not related.)

Casey White was in custody and Vicky White was initially taken to the hospital for treatment, the sheriff said.

The Alabama sheriff did not elaborate on the extent of his injuries, but Indiana authorities told Nexstar’s WHNT she suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Vicky White died at an Evansville hospital Monday night. WHNT has learned. His autopsy will be performed on Tuesday.

They were caught more than 200 miles from the Lauderdale County Detention Center.

(Photos: Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office)

the police say vicky white He drove to the Lauderdale County Detention Center in Florence, Alabama, on April 29, telling colleagues he was taking inmate Casey White to court for a mental evaluation. When she did not answer her phone or return in the afternoon, the authorities realized that the couple had disappeared.

Authorities eventually learned that the evaluation was never scheduled and said it was just a sham to allow them to get the inmate out of jail without suspicion. The discovery triggered a nationwide manhunt.

Casey White was awaiting trial in a capital murder case and Vicky White was a deputy director of corrections for Lauderdale County.

“You just don’t know people sometimes,” Singleton said Monday. “You think you know and you really don’t know who they are.”

A state of emergency conference for Casey White has been scheduled for Tuesday at the Lauderdale County Courthouse.

After the escape, police say they found the police cruiser used by Vicky White abandoned in an area near the detention center. An SUV purchased by Vicky White was later seized in rural Tennessee.

Earlier Monday, surveillance footage of a man matching Casey White’s description, including a large tattoo on his right forearm, was released from an Evansville car wash. US Marshals said investigators were notified late Sunday that a 2006 Ford F-150 was discovered at the car wash.

The timestamp on the video appears to show May 3 as the date. No women are seen in the surveillance footage provided by authorities, which is included below.

The car wash attendant told him WHERE that a woman resembling Vicky White was also there, and that they left one vehicle and got into another.

According to a US Marshals statement, investigators determined the vehicle was used by Vicky White and Casey White.

Federal investigators believe they had been planning the breakout for at least several months.

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Associated Press contributed to this report.

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