Arrest Warrant Reportedly Issued for 'Affluenza' Teen

Ethan Couch, who received probation for killing four people in a drunken-driving crash, reportedly missed a check-in with his probation officer.
1:20 | 12/16/15

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authorities are searching for the teenager who made national headlines for using the so-called affluenza defense in a drunk driving trial. ABC's Reena ninan has that story. Reporter: ABC affiliate WFAA reports that an arrest warrant has been issued for Ethan couch. The teen who received probation for killing four people in a drunk driving crash in 2013. His lawyers argue that the 16-year-old was too spoiled to go to prison and the notorious case known as affluenza. Affluenza. Too rich for jail. The lawyer told judge Jane Boyd he was so rich he didn't know right from wrong. Reporter: According to WFAA couch missed a check-in with his probation officer earlier in month and court officers searched for the teen but have not been able to find him or his mother. His father claims he doesn't know where either are. The teen reportedly lived alone in this 4,000-square-foot house with a pool and wet bar. Two years ago he piled friends into his father's pickup and plowed into a disabled car. There's four or five kids laying in ditches and street. Are you with the accident right now? Oh, lord, oh, yes, there's another child in the ditch. Oh, my god. Reporter: Four dead, 11 injured. He pleaded guilty to four counts of intoxication manslaughter sentenced to ten years probation and rehab. For "Good morning America," Reena ninan, ABC news, New York.

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