Reports: ‘Affluenza’ teen Ethan Couch has been detained in Mexico

December 29, 2015 5:31 AM

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Ethan Couch, the Texas teenager from a wealthy family sought by U.S. authorities after he disappeared earlier this month, has been detained at the Mexican resort town of Puerto Vallarta, a Tarrant County official told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Couch was sentenced to a drug-and-alcohol-free probation after killing four people while drunk driving two years ago after a psychologist and his lawyers argued in his defense that the then 16-year-old’s reckless behavior was a result of “affluenza.” But after a video emerged early this month that s...

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