What Happened to Jacob Carter? Howdy Bagel Co-founder Killed in New Orleans

Last Updated on January 8, 2024, 5:59 am

The Tacoma, Washington Community Raises over $100K in Less than 10 Hours after Howdy Bagel Co-Founder Jacob Carter was Killed in New Orleans.

Jacob Carter Dead
Jacob Carter (image via Gofundme)`

Jacob Carter, the co-founder of Tacoma, Washington-based Howdy Bagel, was killed in New Orleans on Friday, January 5, 2024, while vacationing with their husband, Daniel Blagovich. Howdy Bagel announced the sad news on their social media. Tacoma, Washington, community shared the loss and grief of the family and raised over $100K in the GoFundMe set up to help the family.

What happened to Jacob Carter?

According to Howdy Bagel’s Instagram post and a GoFundMe page set up to assist the family with unexpected expenses, Jacob Carter was “killed on January 5th in New Orleans while on vacation with his husband Daniel.”

The cause of death was not mentioned. Some unconfirmed reports from Reddit users claimed he was shot and killed by an unknown suspect who then fled the scene. The law enforcement agencies have not confirmed the reports and have yet to release a statement regarding his tragic death.

Who was Jacob Carter?

Jacob Carter was a co-founder of Howdy Bagel. He started his business with his husband, Daniel Blagovich, in 2020 after both faced job layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic. After they received great reviews from friends and family, they expanded their business and soon became one of the most popular restaurants in Tacoma.
Jacob is described as a kind, loving, and generous soul who loved everyone and was the heart and soul of everyone gathering. As per GoFundMe page,

“If you knew Jake, you know he was someone who extended kindness, warmth, and genuine care to everyone he met. Jake was one of the brightest spots in the lives of everyone he loved.”

The Community Mourns Jacob Carter

The close-knit community of Tacoma, Washington, has come together to mourn the loss of its beloved resident. They have offered heartfelt condolence messages and support for the grieving family. The kind community has also generously donated to the GoFundMe fundraiser to assist the family with unexpected expenses.

They have raised over $133K in less than ten hours. The funds will cover the employee wages, shop rent, and other operating expenses while Daniel Blagovich grieves the unexpected loss without worrying about the logistics.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends. May he rest in peace.

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