Update: Identities Released in Silver Spring Area Death Investigations

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the deaths of a 70-year-old female, now identified as Donna Lewis, and a 71-year-old male, now identified as Arnold Ringgold, who were discovered deceased this morning inside their Silver Spring area home.

This morning (September 3), at approximately 9:13 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to a residence in the 9200 block of Three Oaks Drive after a family member had responded to the home to check on the residents.  The family member entered the home and located Lewis and Ringgold deceased inside.  The family member then immediately called 9-1-1.  During the investigation, detectives learned that Lewis and Ringgold were divorced, and Ringgold had recently moved back into the home.

Lewis’ body and Ringgold’s body were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the manner and cause of their deaths.

The facts and circumstances surrounding these deaths remain under investigation.

Detectives Investigating Deaths of Two Adults in Silver Spring Area

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating the undetermined deaths of an adult male and an adult female who were located deceased inside a home this morning in the Silver Spring area.

This morning (September 3), at approximately 9:13 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to a residence in the 9200 block of Three Oaks Drive after an adult male and an adult female were located deceased inside the home.

The male’s body and the female’s body were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the manner and cause of their deaths.

The identities of the deceased will be released once family notifications have been made.

The investigation is ongoing and therefore no additional details can be released at this time. Anyone with information regarding these deaths is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

Detectives Conduct Death Investigation of Adult Male Located Deceased in Potomac River

Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the undetermined death of 27-year-old Jason Lloyde Scrivo, of Leesburg, Virginia, who was found deceased in the Potomac River yesterday afternoon.

On Monday, August 24, at approximately 2:30 p.m., 1st District officers and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the area of Harrison Island (located in the Potomac River in the Dickerson area) for the report of a body in the river.

First responders located Scrivo deceased in the river by the island.  Scrivo’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore for an autopsy. The results of the autopsy are pending.

This investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with any information regarding Scrivo’s death is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

Male Located Deceased in Potomac River; Detectives Ask for Public’s Help to Identify Decedent

Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the undetermined death of an adult male who was found deceased in the Potomac River yesterday evening.  Investigators have been unable to identify the male and detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the decedent.

Yesterday evening (Tuesday, July 21) at approximately 7:06 p.m., a resident who was kayaking on the Potomac River called the Emergency Communication Center (9-1-1) to report a possible deceased individual in the Wet Bottom area of the river (located south of Great Falls).  First responders, which included 2nd District officers, officers from the police department’s Managed Search and Operations Team (MSOT), and Fire and Rescue personnel responded to the Wet Bottom area of the Potomac River and located the deceased male in the river.

The investigation by detectives has determined the following:

  • The decedent is believed to be a male
  • of Indian or Pakistani descent
  • in his early to mid-30s
  • approximately 5’08” tall and weighing approximately 207 pounds

The decedent does not match the description of any known missing persons from Montgomery County. The decedent’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore for an autopsy. The results of the autopsy are pending.  Once the autopsy has been completed, there may be additional information to be released.

Anyone with information about this death investigation or information about the identity of the decedent is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

Detectives Investigate Homicide in Wheaton

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the homicide of a 29-year-old male that occurred yesterday morning in Wheaton.

On Tuesday, May 26, at approximately 7:07 am, officers from the 4th District were dispatched to a shooting that had just occurred in the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton.  Upon arriving on the scene, officers discovered an adult male suffering from gunshot wounds.  Lifesaving efforts were taken, but the victim succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

Witnesses described two men leaving the scene of the shooting just after it occurred.  Officers from the 4th District and the Maryland National Capital Park Police Department canvassed the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

The victim is being identified as Francisco Anton Medrano Campos, age 29, of the 2300 block of Glenmont Circle in Wheaton.  His body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) in Baltimore for examination.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division continue to investigate this incident.  Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  Callers may remain anonymous. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).   Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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