Dramatic new dash cam video shows the moment escaped inmate Casey White was captured in Indiana. Appearing in court for the first time, he has been formally charged with escape in the first degree. An autopsy confirmed accomplice Vicky White died after she shot herself in the head before police moved in. NBC’s Meagan Fitzgerald reports for TODAY.
The Evansville Police Department in Indiana released dashcam and bodycam video of law enforcement apprehending Alabama inmate Casey White on May 9. The second video shows first responders pulling former Alabama corrections officer and deputy Vicky White from a wrecked vehicle on Monday, May 9. Authorities said she shot herself and died later that evening.
The three children, believed to have been killed by their mother in Southern California over Mother’s Day Weekend, have been identified. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has identified the siblings as 12-year-old Natalie Flores, 11-year-old Kevin Yanez and 8-year-old Nathan Yanez. Their mother, Angela Dawn Flores, was arrested in connection with their deaths. Police say she has admitted to the killings.
Alabama murder suspect Casey White was taken to a maximum security prison after 12 days on the run. Just-released police bodycam video shows the 6-foot-9 White being taken into custody and searched over the hood of a patrol car in Indiana. His accomplice, prison guard Vicky White, shot herself inside the car following a high-speed chase. She died shortly afterwards in a hospital, and her death was ruled a suicide.
It’s the question captivating America: Why would a trusted corrections officer risk it all to help a convicted murderer? Toby Young knows exactly how it could happen. Young ran a volunteer dog-training program at a state prison in Kansas, where she met and fell in love with a man named John Manard. He was serving a life sentence for murder. In 2006, Young helped sneak Manard out of prison in a dog crate, and they went on the run.
California contractor Robert Pendergrast watched on a neighbor’s surveillance camera as his pickup truck was stolen. Lucky for him, he had an Apple Air Tag in the trunk. The Christmas gift came in handy, as it showed Pendergrast the exact location of his truck, in real time. Minutes later, he was in hot pursuit. He called the police and gave them a running blow-by-blow account of his truck’s whereabouts.