This undated print supposing by shows Tonya Couch. The mom of a Texas teen who used an “affluenza” invulnerability in a deadly drunken-driving mutilate is behind in jail. (Tarrant County Jail around AP)
FORT WORTH, Texas – The mom of a Texas teen who used an “affluenza” invulnerability in a deadly drunken-driving mutilate is behind in jail.
A decider has revoked a bond of 52-year-old Tonya Couch, citing a unsuccessful urine exam compulsory by terms of her $75,000 bond. She has been in Tarrant County Jail in Fort Worth but bond given Friday.
Conditions of her bond had taboo her from regulating alcohol, drugs or any medication, or from possessing firearms.
Failed urine tests have returned her to jail twice given her Dec 2015 detain on income laundering and opposition confinement charges.
A clergyman during hearing blamed “affluenza,” or behaving irresponsibly due to wealth, for a actions of Couch’s son, Ethan Couch, in a 2013 North Texas drunken-driving collision that killed 4 people.
Couch was charged in 2016 after she fled with her son to Mexico in 2015. Ethan Couch was expelled on trial in Apr 2018 .