Father and son charged in death of City Cab driver back in court

Yellowknife courthouse. (Photo by MyTrueNorthNow.com staff.)
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The case of a father and son charged in connection with the death of a Yellowknife taxi driver were back in court for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Elias Schiller and his father James Schiller are both charged with second-degree murder in the death of Ahmed Mahamud Ali.

Ali, a City Cab driver, was found unconscious in the back of his taxi cab outside Stanton Territorial Hospital in the early hours of November 19th, 2018. He later passed away.

Elias, 18, is still in custody while his father was granted bail March 20th on several conditions.

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Preliminary hearings are held to test evidence and determine if a case will go to trial. A publication ban is in place which prevents any details from the preliminary inquiry to be published.

According to reporting by The Yellowknifer, the preliminary hearing will continue September 25th.

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