ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. — Two people are facing several charges after a 54-year-old man was found shot and killed on the couch of a Mechanicsville apartment Wednesday.
Deputies with the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office responded to Three Notch Road, near Commerce Park Road, around 5:28 a.m. after receiving a report of a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. At the scene, Raymond Franklin Woods Jr., was found dead on the couch.
Through an investigation, detectives were able to determine that the incident was a homicide and two suspects were identified.
Marvin Johnson, 38, of Mechanicsville, was charged with first degree murder, second degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, first degree assault and second degree assault, the sheriff's office said. Marlee Stokes, a 37-year-old from Charlotte Hall, was also charged with first degree murder: accessory after the fact and second degree murder: accessory after the fact.
Both Johnson and Stokes are being held at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown on a no bond status.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call Detective Andrew Burgess at 301-475-4200, ext. 8041 or email email@example.com. Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637).
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