Falun Gong practitioner Mr. Bi Wenming, his father-in-law Huang Zhiyi and his mother-in-law He Chunmei in Longxi County, Gansu Province have died from the persecution. The guards at Dingxi Prison brutally beat Bi Wenming and shocked him with electric batons, which directly resulted in his death on September 3, 2004. His body was covered with scars and bruises at the time of his death. His father-in-law, Huang Zhiyi died from persecution on January 19, 2002, and his mother-in-law He Chunmei died from grief on September 30, 2004.