Second man charged with murder in death of Yellowknife cab driver


A second man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of  Ahmed Mahamud Ali, a longtime City Cab driver found unconscious inside his taxi early Monday morning.

James Schiller, 49, of Yellowknife, has been charged with murder, state Yellowknife RCMP in a news release issued Thursday afternoon.

On Tuesday, police charged 18-year-old Elias Schiller with murder in relation to Ali’s death.

“As the investigation unfolded a second person was identified as a suspect and subsequently charged. We do not anticipate further charges at this time, however, the investigation continues ” states RCMP spokesperson Marie York-Condon in the news release.

NWT RCMP Major Crimes unit, along with Forensic Identification Services, Police Dog Services, Yellowknife Detachment are continuing to investigate the death.

NWT Coroner Service is also assisting in the probe. A cause of death has not yet been released.

James Schiller will appear in court on Friday, the same day Elias Schiller is due to appear.

More to come.