Mr. Wu Simin, age 63, was a Falun Dafa practitioner who lived in Zuosuotun, Yongning Town, Yanqing County, Beijing City. He went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Dafa on December 25, 2000. He was then escorted back by local police, and sent to a detention center. He was beaten to the brink of death, and was sent to the Yongning Hospital on January 5, 2001. He died after rescue efforts failed.