NT RCMP MCU charges man with murder: request public assistance to locate

November 6, 2020
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

News release


Ahmed Mohamed

The Northwest Territories RCMP Major Crimes Unit have laid charges against Ahmed Mohamed for Murder and Assault Causing Bodily Harm. They are requesting assistance from the public to locate the individual.

A warrant for arrest of 21-year-old Ahmed Mohamed aka "Scotty" has been issued for the following offences of Murder s. 235 CC and Assault Causing Bodily Harm s.267(b) CC regarding October 31's suspicious death, which has now been classified as a homicide.

"Through the investigation we were able to identify an individual in relation to the homicide. 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" states Cst Matt Halstead, NT RCMP Major Crimes.

Investigators are confident Ahmed Mohamed "Scotty" is in the Yellowknife area and are asking for the public's assistance in locating him. Ahmed Mohamed "Scotty" is a black male, 170 cm/ 5'7", 50 kg/110 pounds with black curly hair, which may be braided, and brown eyes.

If you see Ahmed Mohamed "Scotty", do not approach and call NT RCMP Major Crimes immediately at 867-669-1111. If an emergency, call 911 and clearly state it involves Ahmed Mohamed "Scotty" wanted for arrest.

If you have information on his whereabouts, please call the RCMP at 867-669-1111 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477or text: "nwtnutips" plus your message to 274637.


Contact information

Marie York-Condon
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Media Relations
Northwest Territories RCMP – Yellowknife, NT
Office: (867)765.3709

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