Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche's friends: 'He's just the best person'
Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche died as he lived: Standing up for something he believed in, hoping his action would change the world for the better.
It was just after 4 p.m. Friday that the 23-year-old Reed College graduate from Ashland saw a man barking racial slurs at two teenagers on the MAX Green Line. When he tried to intervene, police say, Jeremy Joseph Christian fatally stabbed Namkai-Meche and Army veteran Rick Best, and wounded another. Read more.