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RCMP have charged a man with murder in connection with a suspicious death in Yellowknife on Oct. 31.

Ahmed Mohamed, 21, faces charges of murder and assault causing bodily harm.

An arrest warrant for Mohamed, aka “Scotty,” has been issued. RCMP are asking for public assistance in locating the suspect, who is believed to be in the Yellowknife area.

NT RCMP are requesting public assistance in locating Ahmed Mohamed, who faces charges of murder and assault causing bodily harm in connection with a suspicious death in Yellowknife on Oct. 31.
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“Through the investigation we were able to identify an individual in relation to the homicide,” said Cst. Matt Halstead, with the NT RCMP Major Crimes Unit. “The investigation indicates this is not a random incident. While there may be some element of risk to the public, we do not believe there is imminent danger to the general public. Given the circumstances of the investigation, we advise extreme caution. Do not approach and call RCMP if you see him or know where he is.”

Mohamed is described as 170 cm tall; 110 pounds with black curly hair, which may be braided; and brown eyes.

If the suspect is seen, members of the public are asked to call NT RCMP Major Crimes immediately at 867-669-1111.

If there is an emergency, call 911 and clearly state it involves Ahmed Mohamed “Scotty” wanted for arrest.

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Blair McBride

Blair McBride covers the Legislative Assembly, business and education. Before coming to Yellowknife he worked as a journalist in British Columbia, Thailand and Ontario. He studied journalism at Western...

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