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Did Alexandria Duval kill her twin-sister Anastasia? These yoga instructors were involved in a May 29, 2016 car crash in Maui. Prosecutors say the pair got into an argument, and Alexandria purposefully drove their SUV off the highway, resulting in a 200-foot drop. Duval will face a bench trial beginning Monday at 2:30 p.m. EST. Hawaii Circuit Judge Peter T. Cahill will decide if she committed second-degree murder.
Alexandria Duval was driving the car in what the defense called an accident. A judge at first dropped the charge against her in June 2016, citing lack of evidence. Nonetheless, prosecutors continued to pursue the case, and convinced a grand jury to indict her. Authorities claimed sisters fight got physical. The defense said her hair was pulled, contributing to the crash. Prosecutors insisted that the hair-pulling played no part in the actual crash itself.
The Duval sisters, born Allison Dadow (Alexandria) and Ann Dadow (Anastasia) ran a yoga studio together in Palm Beach County, Florida.
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