Lu Liangui was a 42-year-old male, from Dongli District, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province. The local police forcibly took him from his home on January 11, 2001, for continuing to practice Falun Gong. He was held at Dongli District Detention Center where he was beaten to death by the police. He died on February 2, 2001. It was clear to people who were attending his funeral that he had been brutally beaten. His body was black and blue with cuts all over.