Forty-year-old Dafa practitioner Ms. Li Xuelian was a very healthy person. She began to practice Falun Gong in 1996 and became a steadfast Dafa practitioner. In April 2002, led by Li Jianfei, the police searched Li Xuelian's home and took away her Falun Gong books and materials. Li Jianfei abducted Ms. Li Xuelian to the police station and sentenced her to a forced labor camp shortly after her arrest. She was then sent to the Shuanghe Forced Labor Camp in Qiqihar City. Ms Li Xuelian was tortured to the brink of death. Her blood pressure reached 280 and she suffered from dropsy. Ms. Li had no appetite and she felt dizzy. She also suffered from uraemia and fluid around the heart. After being sent home her health deteriorated with each passing day and she then passed away on December 23, 2003.