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Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of African American museum founder Sadie Roberts Joseph, whose body was found in a trunk of a car.
By Samantha Morgan | July 13, 2019 at 6:41 AM CDT - Updated July 13 at 9:22 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - An icon of the Baton Rouge community was found dead in the trunk of a car Friday afternoon. The cause of her death is unknown as this time.
According to officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found at roughly 3:45 p.m. on Friday, July 12. Joseph is the founder of non-profit Odell S. Williams Now & Then Museum of African American History.
The car was found in the 2300 block of North 20th Street, which is located off I-110 near Choctaw.
Officials did not say how she was discovered.
Joseph’s home is located on Kaufman Street, which is roughly 3.5 miles from where her body was found.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
If you know anything about this case, contact Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867 (STOP).