On February 22, 2008, Falun Dafa practitioner Ms. Zong Xiuxia was arrested, and she died on the same day. Her body has been frozen, and details are yet to be investigated.

Ms. Zong Xiuxia lived in the Fangzi District in Weifang City, Shandong Province. On February 22, 2008, she went shopping at the Jialejia Supermarket. She kindly clarified the truth to people on her way, and as a result she was forcibly taken to the Guangwen Police Station in Kuiwen District at around 11:30 a.m. Police from the Guangwen Station said they took Ms. Zong to the Weifang City People's Hospital for a physical check-up at around 1:00 p.m. However, Ms. Zong died at 3:00 p.m.