Mr. Xi Tianfu was sixty-five years old and was from Yaozhuang Village, Xihu Town in Mengzhou City, Henan Province. In 2001, he and his wife went to Beijing to clarify the truth of Falun Dafa. As a result, he was sentenced to a forced labor camp for three years. In 2004 ,after he had completed his term, he clarified the truth to others. Once again he was sentenced to four years in prison by police in the National Security Bureau. In September 2006, after being tortured nearly to death, he was finally released. He died at home on September 15.