Suspicious Circumstances Surround the Death of Falun Gong Practitioner Mr. Xu Chunhua
Name: Xu Chunhua (豏春华)
Address: Liuwentun Village, Qilihe Town, Yi County, Liaoning Province
Date of Death: February 23, 2010
Date of Most Recent Arrest: Unknown
Most Recent Place of Detention: Unknown
On February 23, 2010, a shepherd discovered a body in a well near Liuwentun Village and reported it to the Qilihe Town Police Station. Authorities have identified the body as that of Mr. Xu Chunhua. The cause of death is still under investigation.
Mr. Xu disappeared three months ago. Someone said that he had been arrested and imprisoned at the Yi County Detention Center. On December 28, 2009, a family member of Mr. Xu visited the detention center, but guards told him that no such person was in the center. The family asked others to check for the whereabouts of Mr. Xu, and was told that, "the person practicing Falun Gong was sent to a forced labor camp." The family asked the detention center for the name of the forced labor camp, but were told that no such person was ever in the detention center.
Mr. Xu Chunhua was a practitioner in Liuwentun Village, Qilihe Town, Yi County, Liaoning Province.