Funeral services arranged for Hackberry boater

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Funeral services have been announced for a man who was found dead in Hackberry on Wednesday.

The body of 27-year old Jake Welch of Hackberry was found on Wednesday in the marshlands near Hackberry. He was running crab pots when he went missing earlier in the week.

Visitation will be held at Robison Funeral Home on Friday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. until the funeral service begins at 2 p.m.

Jake was a lifelong resident of Hackberry. He graduated from Hackberry High School in 2000.

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