Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African-American museum in Baton Rouge, U.S, has been found dead in the trunk of a car.
The body of the 75-year-old was found at roughly 3:45 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 and investigators are working to find those responsible.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family and loved ones of #SadieRobertsJoseph. Sadie, the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge was found dead in the trunk of a car, @CNN reports.
75-year-old Sadie’s body was found Friday, and the cause of her death is still unknown. The vehicle was found 3 miles from her home and there is no word on what exactly led officers to her car.
Sadie hosted Baton Rouge’s Juneteenth celebration for years at the Odell S. Williams Now and Then African American Museum that she founded in 2001.
“Ms. Sadie was a tireless advocate of peace in the community,” the police department said in a statement. “Ms. Sadie is a–click the link in our bio to read more!