Liu Yu is a practitioner from Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. He was arrested in 2004 and then imprisoned in the training team at Hulan Prison. On June 23, 2004, Mr. Liu was sent to the 2nd District of the 9th Ward and forced to work overtime at night, which led to inflammation of his trachea and lungs. The ward guard ignored Mr. Liu's condition. They continued to subject Mr. Liu to forced labor even after he spit up blood. His health continued to deteriorate and he died in April 2005.