(Clearwisdom.net) Falun Dafa practitioner Mr. Lu Yongchang, in his 70’s, lived in the Fourth Commune, Dayuan Village, Weizigou Town, Jiutai City, Jilin Province. He developed liver disease from being tortured in a detention center and was thereby released because of his condition. He died between August and September 2005.

Four members of Mr. Lu's family practice Falun Dafa and were illegally arrested in 2003 by State Security agents from the Jiutai City Police Department. Lu Yongchang's son, Lu Xianjie, was assaulted by local policemen with a shovel and was severely injured. He is now detained in Jilin Province Prison.

Mr. Lu Yongchang's wife, Song Shuqin, and daughter, Lu Guixia, were both sentenced to four years in prison, and are now detained in the Changchun City Women’s Prison.