Ms. Wen Yumei was a 61-year-old retired worker of Panshi City Nickel Industry Company in Jilin Province. She started to practice Falun Gong in 1996, went to Beijing to validate the Dafa in 1999 and was held in a local detention center. In October 2002, she was arrested and taken to Panshi City brainwashing center. She has not been well since she came back, and was later diagnosed with cancer. She died in the first lunar month of 2003.