Ms. Xiao Sumin, 46, was a practitioner from Pingdu City, Shandong Province. On May 30, 2008, she was illegally arrested and detained. Within the short period of twenty-one days, on June 20, 2008, the detention guards tortured her to death. Her body was quickly cremated on June 21, 2008 and her ashes taken to her home the same day.