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The Latest: Woman accused in twin's death ordered released

  • In this Oct. 12, 2011 photo, Anastasia, left, and Alexandria Duval, known as Alison and Ann Dadow before they changed their names, stand in the window of their yoga studio in West Palm Beach, Fla. The identical twins' SUV plunged off a 200-foot cliff on Maui, Hawaii's rocky shore on May 29 during what was described as a hair-pulling fight over the steering wheel.  Anastasia was killed and Alexandria was arrested and jailed on second-degree murder charges, accused of deliberately causing her sister's death. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    In this Oct. 12, 2011 photo, Anastasia, left, and Alexandria Duval, known as Alison and Ann Dadow before they changed their names, stand in the window of their yoga studio in West Palm Beach, Fla. The identical twins' SUV plunged off a 200-foot cliff on Maui, Hawaii's rocky shore on May 29 during what was described as a hair-pulling fight over the steering wheel. Anastasia was killed and Alexandria was arrested and jailed on second-degree murder charges, accused of deliberately causing her sister's death. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Oct. 12, 2011 photo, Anastasia, left, and Alexandria Duval, known as Alison and Ann Dadow before they changed their names, stand in the window of their yoga studio in West Palm Beach, Fla. The identical twins' SUV plunged off a 200-foot cliff on Maui, Hawaii's rocky shore on May 29 during what was described as a hair-pulling fight over the steering wheel.  Anastasia was killed and Alexandria was arrested and jailed on second-degree murder charges, accused of deliberately causing her sister's death. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    In this Oct. 12, 2011 photo, Anastasia, left, and Alexandria Duval, known as Alison and Ann Dadow before they changed their names, stand in the window of their yoga studio in West Palm Beach, Fla. The identical twins' SUV plunged off a 200-foot cliff on Maui, Hawaii's rocky shore on May 29 during what was described as a hair-pulling fight over the steering wheel. Anastasia was killed and Alexandria was arrested and jailed on second-degree murder charges, accused of deliberately causing her sister's death. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • This June 2016 booking photo released by the Maui County Police Department shows Alexandria Duval. A woman who was driving a vehicle when it plunged off a Hana, Hawaii cliff is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her twin, who was in the passenger's seat. Prosecutors say Alexandria Duval, who is also known as Alison Dadow, intentionally caused the death of her identical twin sister, Anastasia Duval, also known as Ann Dadow. The incident took place on May 29, 2016. (Maui County Police Department via AP)

    This June 2016 booking photo released by the Maui County Police Department shows Alexandria Duval. A woman who was driving a vehicle when it plunged off a Hana, Hawaii cliff is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her twin, who was in the passenger's seat. Prosecutors say Alexandria Duval, who is also known as Alison Dadow, intentionally caused the death of her identical twin sister, Anastasia Duval, also known as Ann Dadow. The incident took place on May 29, 2016. (Maui County Police Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the case of a fatal crash involving twin sisters who had a troubled relationship (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

A Maui judge is ordering the release of a woman accused in the death of her twin sister after finding there's no probable cause for a murder charge.

Court records show Judge Blaine Kobayashi ordered the release of Alexandria Duval during her preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Prosecutors say Duval, who changed her name from Alison Dadow, intentionally caused the death of her sister when she allegedly drove them off a cliff last week.

Anastasia Duval, whose previous name was Ana Dadow, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police they heard them arguing before the crash and that the passenger was pulling the driver's hair.

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9 a.m.

Identical twin sisters Alexandria and Anastasia Duval always lived together, played together and worked together, operating what were once two of the hottest yoga studios in the Palm Beach, Florida, area.

They would finish each other's sentences, and while they had boyfriends, their relationship seemed to come first.

But after a reality TV project fell through, the two descended into a cross-country spiral of business failures, debts, arguments and drunken run-ins with the law that all came to a tragic end last week.

That was when their SUV plunged off a 200-foot cliff in Hawaii during what was described as a hair-pulling fight over the steering wheel.

Anastasia, 37, was killed, and Alexandria was arrested and jailed on second-degree murder charges, accused of deliberately causing her sister's death.

Her lawyer says it's not true.