Portland Farmers market remembers Matt Choi

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – The Portland Farmers Market remembered a vendor that was killed inside his apartment last weekend.

A memorial table was set up at the market to remember Matt Choi. Choi was stabbed to death last weekend after family said he had just celebrated his 33rd birthday.

Choi along with his mother started Choi’s Kimchi initially, by selling it at the Portland Farmers Market in 2011.

Portland Farmers Market executive director said Matt will be missed.

“A lot of the Farmer’s Market vendors are very much act like family and everybody loved Matt,” Trudy Toliver said. “He was a wonderful human being, a successful business person, very generous, shared his knowledge about food production as he learned it and shared what he learned.”

Tolivar said the memorial table will be set up again next week.

Police are still looking for the suspect and any video that can help them piece together what happened.

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