Dafa practitioner Sun Hongyan (female) of Liaozhong County (Shenyang City, Liaoning Province) went to Beijing to appeal in September 2000 with 16 other practitioners from the same county. At that time, she was sent to Shenyang Dabei Prison, and severely tortured for approximately six months. Half a month ago when she was released she had ulcerations all over her body and was barely conscious. Four days ago, she died.