‘Evil Twin’ Who Plotted to Kill Her ‘Good Twin’ Sister in Irvine May Be Freed After Serving 19 Years

Jeen "Gina" Han, sentenced to 26 years to life in prison in May 1998 for conspiring to kill her sister, is shown in 1997 with her attorney. (Credit: Ygnacio Nanetti/ Orange County Register / SCNG)

Jeen “Gina” Han, sentenced to 26 years to life in prison in May 1998 for conspiring to kill her sister, is shown in 1997 with her attorney. (Credit: Ygnacio Nanetti/ Orange County Register / SCNG)

From the beginning, the case of identical twins Jeen Han and Sunny Han was destined for tabloid headlines, a story of greed, hatred and family strife.

Irvine police even referred to them as “the evil twin and good twin.”

The case received international headlines, with authorities saying Jeen Han plotted to kill her sister, Sunny Han, who had helped authorities mount a theft prosecution against her for her involvement in the theft of cash and credit cards from people in the San Diego area.

Jeen Han, now 43, has spent the last 19 years behind bars. But that might soon change.

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