Suspect Charged With Murder In Mt. Airy Death

Carlos Orlando Ventura

The victim suffered a single gunshot wound.

Mt. Airy, Md (KM) – A suspect has been arrested in connection with a death investigation in the Mount Airy area. Carlos Orlando Ventura, 38, of Hyattsville, Maryland is charged with 1st-degree murder, 2nd-degree murder, 1st-degree assault and use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence or felony offense.

Ventura is currently being held at the Carroll County Detention Center on a no-bond status.

The Sheriff’s Office says on November 6th, 2021, deputies responded to the 2200 block of Flag Marsh Road for a report of a deceased individual. That person was located in a wooded area close to an unoccupied home. The victim had suffered a single gunshot wound.

The Sheriff’s Office says its investigation into this incident is continuing, and no further details are being released at this time.

By Kevin McManus