DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN POMPANO BEACH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 19-3-22

BSO Case Number: 11-1903-006755

Date: 3/22/19

Time: 5:47 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Place of Occurrence:770 Birdie Lane, Pompano Beach

Victim(s):  Marc Gagne, 80, male, 8/15/38, 770 Birdie Lane, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)

                   Rita Gagne, 78, female, 12/3/40, 770 Birdie Lane, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): Unknown

Description of Incident:

Neighbors of an elderly couple living in a Pompano Beach mobile home park grew concerned after not seeing the pair for a few days.  Friday afternoon, one of the neighbors knocked on their door and then made a gruesome discovery.

Around 5:40 p.m. March 22, after the knock on the door went unanswered, the neighbor tried opening the door and found it was unlocked.  Inside the neighbor found the lifeless bodies of Marc and Rita Gagne.

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide and crime scene detectives are investigating their deaths as a homicide. 

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective Barbara Dyer at 954-321-4262.  If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

INVESTIGATORS:

Det. Dyer & Nitsch, CID Homicide
Pompano Beach

THIS REPORT BY:
Keyla Concepción/PIO
3/23/19   2000