Practitioner Mr. Ren Jifu, 45, lived in Baile Town, Wei County, Hebei Province. In 2002, he clarified the truth and distributed materials. He was illegally detained four times and was brutally beaten. He was then sent to a county detention center where he was held for a month. He was very weak when his family took him home, and he never fully recovered. He passed away in December 2003.