A Texas judge ordered Ethan Couch, a teenager who drove drunk and caused a crash that killed four people and injured two others, to go to a lock-down residential treatment facility.
State District Judge Jean Boyd had already decided Couch would not serve jail time, but was instead sentenced to 10 years' probation. As part of his probation, he must refrain from using drugs or alcohol and will not be allowed to drive. A probation violation could send Couch to jail for up to 10 years.
During his trial last year, a witness claimed Couch suffered from "affluenza," and that his wealthy parents never set limits for him. The affluenza defense made headlines around the country, but Boyd said that it was not a factor in her sentencing decision.
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