Ms. Miao Xiaolu lived in Angangxi District, Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province. She was arrested on December 28, 2001, and sentenced to five years in prison. She was held in Harbin City Women's Prison beginning on August 16, 2002. Prison life damaged her mind and body, she was bailed out on a medical parole in November 2006. She died on March 11, 2008.