Seventy-six-year-old Mr. Chen Guoming was from Miaoxi Village, Lingbei Township, Lingyuan City, Liaoning Province. Mr. Chen started practicing Falun Gong in 1996. He became physically and psychologically healthy. After July 20, 1999, members of the local government and police station, as well as other village officers, often harassed him. His son, daughter, and daughter-in-law were all sent to labor camps. Due to this harassment and mental stress, Mr. Chen became bedridden and was no longer able to care for himself. On December 15, 2004, he passed away.