Practitioner Mr. Wang Qinglin was 59 years old. He lived in room 403, Building No. 8-4, United Dormitory, in Yanxixiaoqu, Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province. He used to work at the local machine bearing plant. He started to practice Falun Dafa in 1994. On April 25, 1999, he went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong with fellow practitioners. After the persecution started in July 1999, on November 29, he went to Beijing again to appeal for Falun Gong. He was illegally detained for half a month. Subsequently he suffered from constant abuse. In March 2000, his wife, Ms. Li Gaizhen, was sentenced to three years of forced labor for practicing Falun Gong. The local police, neighborhood committee, and members from his work unit continuously harassed him. He died on April 16, 2001.