A yoga teacher accused of murdering her twin by intentionally driving off a cliff in Hawaii tried to seduce her deceased sister’s boyfriend after the deadly crash, he informed the court docket.
Alexandria and Anastasia Duval had been seen arguing on a slender, winding freeway on the island of Maui when their SUV plunged 200 toes over a cliff.
Alexandria Duval’s protection legal professional claimed the 2016 crash that killed her sister was a tragic accident, whereas prosecutors say she supposed to harm or kill her twin.
Alexandria Duval “didn’t have any solutions” when he requested concerning the crash, Anastasia’s boyfriend Federico Bailey testified on Tuesday.
As a substitute, she placed on her useless sister’s costume and requested him to assist wash her hair.
“She was flirting with me, and he or she was cuddling on me. She got here and sat down by me actually shut, and he or she laid her head on my shoulder,” Bailey stated.
Whereas the Duval twins operated the favored Twin Energy Yoga studio in Florida collectively and drove matching Porsches, their relationship was a turbulent one, in keeping with Bailey.
“They fought like males. They punched one another. They fought like troopers. It appeared like they’d some martial arts coaching. They know how one can combat, they usually used their methods on one another,” Bailey stated in his testimony on Tuesday.
Bailey was on a tenting journey with the twins when one other considered one of their fights broke out.
“They had been punching one another and slapping one another and hitting one another within the entrance seat” the morning of Might 29, 2016, Bailey stated.
The combat lasted about 5 minutes, they usually had been on the brink of go away the campsite when Alexandria stated she was going to drive her sister to the lavatory.
However they didn’t reappear till 4 hours later, Bailey stated. He spoke to the sisters and went to the lavatory, solely to search out they’d disappeared once more when he returned.
With the twins nonetheless gone the following morning, Bailey hitchhiked again to his dwelling, the place Alexandria turned up at round three:30 p.m. and delivered the information of Anastasia’s dying.
Alexandria pleaded not responsible to second-degree homicide. The trial began on Monday, and the choose is predicted to resolve the case this week.
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