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Funeral arrangements set for Quawan Charles

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Funeral arrangements are complete for Quawan Charles.

The service, which is open to the public and the media, will be held at the West St. Mary Civic Center in Jeanerette on Saturday at 11 a.m.

Charles was 15 years old.

"Though he lived a short life, Quawan left a lifelong impact on those he knew, and in his death, has impacted the lives of people around the world," a release states.

“We are hurting right now and will continue to hurt. But, Saturday, we will come together and finally be able to mourn,” said Celina Charles, family spokesperson and first cousin of Quawan Charles.

Funeral order of service includes tributes from family members, clergy and advocates that have worked with the family since the disappearance and death of Quawan Charles.

Masks are required for all in attendance.

Charles was reported missing from his dad's Baldwin home on Oct. 30. His body was found near Loreauville on Nov. 3. To read the latest, click here and here.