Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in car trunk


A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of a car Friday afternoon, Baton Rouge police said.


A cause of death for Sadie Roberts-Joseph is not yet known, Baton Rouge police Sgt. L'Jean McKneely said.


"Our detectives are working diligently to bring the person or persons responsible for this heinous act to justice," the Baton Rouge Police Department said Saturday in a Facebook statement.