Falun Gong Follower Kills Wife, Daughter for Immortality (02/08/02)
A practitioner of China's banned Falun Gong cult in
northeastern Liaoning Province hammered his sleeping wife to
death and left his 14-year-old daughter seriously injured on
February 3, local authorities said on February
Dong Li, 37, confessed he had received his
master Li Hongzhi's instruction on that day which said that
at 0:00 February 4, the earth would destruct itself.
According to the instruction, only dead Falun Gong
followers could become immortal, otherwise the living would
turn into pigs and dogs.
The fervent disciple,
who has been following Falun Gong since 1997, decided to
kill his wife and daughter.
However, Dong did
not act until late evening that day. When both his wife and
daughter fell asleep at 10:00pm, he took his pick and
attacked them after burning all his books and tapes on Falun
He failed to notice that his daughter was
still alive because the light had broken during his attack.
After the farmer wiped the blood off himself, he gave
himself up to the police and asked to be executed so that he
could achieve nirvana along with his family.
The man kept murmuring “three minutes left for
internal completion” while he was in the police
station, said a police officer.
The Dongs are
all Falun Gong followers. Dong Li had followed a conversion
course offered by the local government of Chaoyang County
and he assured to give up the
“Nevertheless he is still obsessed
by Li Hongzhi,” a local policeman
Dong’s teenage daughter is
currently in hospital and she had escaped from