FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) - A Texas man who used "affluenza" as a defense at his trial for killing four people while driving drunk was arrested Thursday for a probation violation.
Court records show 22-year-old Ethan Couch was booked into a jail in Fort Worth after he tested positive for the psychoactive compound in marijuana.
Couch's attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Jail records do not indicated that he has a bond.
Couch became know as the "affluenza teen" after a psychologist at his trial said his actions in the 2013 crash were caused by "affluenza," or irresponsibility due to family wealth.
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