Jackson, MO man charged with child abuse - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Jackson, MO man charged with child abuse

Donald E. Welker, Jr. (Source: Jackson Police Department) Donald E. Welker, Jr. (Source: Jackson Police Department)
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) -

Police in Jackson have arrested a man accused of abusing a child.

On August 17, 2015, detectives with the Jackson Police Department conducted an investigation into possible abuse of a child.

During that investigation evidence was obtained which led to an arrest warrant being issued through the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor’s Office for Donald E. Welker, Jr., 24, of Jackson.

Welker was charged with the felony of abuse of a child.

Bond was set at $15,000.

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