Mr. Liu Huisong was 57 years old, and an employee of the Agriculture Machinery Station of Dajing Township, Wuxue City, Hubei Province. He was threatened and harassed many times by police officers from the Dajing Township Police Station who did not allow him to go to Beijing to appeal. Local officers had him fired from his job, which left him without an income. On December 2004, he died after a cerebral hemorrhage.