Mr. Liu Lianyi, 54 years old, lived in Nanjie Village, Sun Town, Liangji Township, Jing County. In October 1999, Liu Lianyi refused to give up his belief and was arrested and sent to the Liangji Township Police Department. Police department head Nie savagely beat Mr. Liu and later sent him to the Jing County Detention Center. He died from a brutal beating in November 1999.