Ethan Couch, ‘Affluenza’ Teenager, Granted Delay in Deportation

December 30, 2015 10:37 PM

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Ethan Couch, ‘Affluenza’ Teenager, Granted Delay in Deportation

Federal marshals said Wednesday that it would probably take “two weeks to two months” for Ethan Couch, the Texas teenager known for using an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving case, to be returned to the United States from Mexico to face charges of violating his parole.

Mr. Couch, 18, and his mother, Tonya, 48, were arrested Monday night in Puerto Vallarta after the United States Marshals Service tipped off the Mexican authorities to their location. He was made famous by the successful defense that he should not go to prison for killing four people in an accident b...

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