Pair charged with murder in cab driver’s death back in court

A father and son charged with murder in the death of longtime cab driver both made brief video appearances in NWT territorial court Tuesday. James Schiller, 49, and Elias Schiller, 18, were charged after Ahmed Mahamud Ali, a City Cab driver of more than 20 years, was pronounced dead in the early hours of Nov....
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