“The manhunt for a Texas teen whose drunk driving trial included a defense witness saying he was afflicted with ‘affluenza’ is intensifying after U.S. Marshals released a wanted poster and announced a reward for the fugitive teen who was convicted of killing four people while driving drunk.
Ethan Couch, now 18, was convicted of four counts of intoxication manslaughter in 2013 but was not sentenced to any jail time. Instead, he was given 10 years probation — a punishment considered a mere slap on the wrist by critics, and one that outraged the victims’ families. Tarrant County, Texas, Sheriff Dee Anderson today called it a ‘miscarriage of justice.’ ” -ABC News