Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Chen Huakun was 75 years old and lived in the No.10 Commune, Dingjiao Village, Nanqiang Town, Middle District, Suining City. He was plagued with severe bronchitis and pulmonary alveolus. After he started cultivating Falun Dafa in June 1997, he became healthy and regained his strength. He clarified the truth to people, and as a result he was targeted by the Nanqiang Town Government officials on July 20, 2003. He had to become destitute and homeless in order to avoid being illegally arrested. As a result of the severe persecution, he died on December 18, 2003

According to reports, many Falun Dafa practitioners have been tortured to death in Suining City. Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Xi Zhimin, from the No.11 Village, Fuqiao Town, Middle District, Suining City was arrested in January 2002 after his home was ransacked. He was beaten until two of his ribs were fractured in the Lingquan City Detention Center, and then he was transferred to the Xinhua Labor Camp in Mianyang City. He was tortured to death in July 2003. His body had three stitches on the forehead and rope marks on his neck.

Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Peng Fangjian from Renli Town, Suining City was arrested at his home by policeman Rao Jun (male), the Town Legal Office Member Zhang Kangping (male), Town 610 Officer Yuan Xiaolin (male) and Hu Zongcheng (male). Police asked his family to pay 50,000 yuan to bail him out, but his family did not have the money. Because of this, he was transferred to the Lingquansi Detention Center three days later. Only a few days thereafter, he was tortured to death on February 10, 2003.