Authorities in Mexico say the 18 -year-old will face many costs in the US after he formally plunged his appeal against eviction on Monday

The Texas teenager who applied affluenza as a justification in a fatal drunken-driving coincidence has been taken to the Mexico City airfield and placed on a commercial-grade flight to Texas, according to the Mexican immigration institute.

Ethan Couch, 18, is due to face accusations in the US.

A video released by the immigration institute on Thursday evidenced Couch escorted by four agents from a detention center and on to an aircraft. The flight left Mexico City international airfield at 8.50 am local period, according to the Associated Press.

Couch formally removed his appeal against expulsion on Monday.

I demonstrated him several alternatives but he decided to go to Texas to face whatever indicts he faces, suggested Fernando Benitez, Couchs attorney.

In December, Couch and his mother, Tonya Couch, were arrested in the resort of Puerto Vallarta. She was sent back to the US and was released after posting bail.

According to Tonya Couchs detain affidavit, she and her son fled to Mexico as Texas lawyers were investigating Couch for maybe infringing his probation over a 2013 automobile ruin that killed four people.

The teen was imprisoned of four weighs of intoxication manslaughter. His tribulation outlined pervasive derision when a defense witness claimed the teenage suffering from a condition called affluenza, having been coddled into irresponsibility by his wealthy parents.

The American Psychiatric Association does not acknowledge the term.

According to the Mexican immigration institute, upon entrance in Dallas, Couch was to be met by US authorities and face many commissions.

Sheriff Dee Anderson of Tarrant County said he would be sent to a juvenile detention center and have a 19 February hearing in Fort Worth is required to determine whether his action should be transferred to the adult system.


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