Ms. Ma Lianhu was 68 years old and lived on Nan Street, Chengguan Town, Fangshan District, Beijing City. When the persecution started in 1999, she was sent to a brainwashing center and persecuted both physically and mentally. On April 23, 2007, Ms. Ma was arrested by the Chengguan Police Station and the National Security Team of Fangshan District. Her home was searched, and the police took away her computer, printer and personal property worth about 10,000 yuan. Later, she was sent to a brainwashing center again. She was again severely mistreated both physically and mentally. Ms. Ma passed away on June 16, 2008 as a result of the persecution.