A missing Alabama prison official who disappeared last week with an inmate had a “special relationship” with him, according to a police department statement released Tuesday.
Assistant Director of Corrections Vicky White disappeared on Friday while escorting inmate Casey White. The 56-year-old official left the detention center to take the 38-year-old prisoner for an alleged mental health evaluation. However, the patrol vehicle that the pair were using was found at a nearby shopping center. The two are not related.
On Tuesday, Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office announced that investigators confirmed a “special relationship” existed between the pair.
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“Investigators received information from inmates at the Lauderdale County Detention Center over the weekend that there was a special relationship between Director White and inmate Casey White,” the statement explained. “That relationship