Mr. Jin Xingbo was born on October 24, 1948, and lived in Zhangtai Township, Wencheng County, Zhejiang Province. He and his wife Zhao Meilu were both Falun Dafa practitioners. They went to Beijing separately to appeal after the persecution started.

On November 27, 2000, Mr. Jin Xingbo was arrested at his home and jailed in the Hangzhou City First Prison. Mr. Jin went on a hunger strike to protest and was brutally force-fed. On July 3, 2001, Mr. Jin Xingbo was suddenly sent home by the local police, who said he had a lung infection and was dying of lung cancer. Mr. Jin could not take care of himself and was dying. On July 21, 2001, Mr. Jin left this world.