Man Charged in Murder of Canadian Couple in Pompano Beach Home

Quinton Johnson, 28, was already in jail for allegedly shooting a man during a robbery at an ATM days after the couple was murdered

A man accused of shooting another man during a robbery at an ATM in Pompano Beach is now facing murder charges in connection to the killing of an elderly Canadian couple in their mobile home back in March.

Quinton Johnson, 28, is charged with two counts of murder while engaged in a felony in the deaths of Marc and Rita Gagne, whose bodies were discovered the evening of March 22 in their home at the Golf View Estates mobile home park, authorities said.

Neighbors had grown concerned after not seeing the 80-year-old Marc or the 78-year-old Rita for several days, Broward Sheriff's Office officials said. When a neighbor went to the home, they made the gruesome discovery.

Family members told NBC 6 the couple was from Quebec and spent winters in Florida, kept to themselves and mostly spoke French. Authorities haven't said how they were killed, but said forensic evidence and witness accounts led them to Johnson.

Johnson has been in jail since his arrest on April 1, two days after authorities say he shot and robbed 67-year-old Dennis Moton outside a Bank of America in Pompano Beach. Moton survived the shooting, and Johnson was charged with armed robbery and attempted felony murder.

"Oh man, I think if they got him, that's good, he should have life behind bars with no parole or nothing," Moton told NBC 6 on Thursday after hearing about the new charges against Johnson. "Don't get out cause he's taking people's lives."

Johnson was ordered held without bond Thursday. Attorney information wasn't available.

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