'Affluenza' Mom Wants Trial Moved Out of Tarrant County - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

'Affluenza' Mom Wants Trial Moved Out of Tarrant County

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    The mother of infamous "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch wants her trial moved.

    On Tuesday, Tonya Couch's attorneys told a judge she can't get a fair trial in Tarrant County because of media coverage.

    Couch faces money laundering and hindering apprehension charges for taking her son to Mexico when he was on probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people.

    The judge did not make a decision Tuesday.

    A psychologist at Ethan's 2013 trial blamed "affluenza," or irresponsibly due to wealth, for deadly crash.

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