Activist and founder of an African-American museum in Baton Rouge has been found dead.
According to reports, Sadie was found dead in the trunk of a car.
The 75-year-old’s body was found on Friday and the cause of her death is still unknown, police told CNN.
Reports have it that the vehicle was found about 3 miles from her home.
Sadie was a renowned advocate in the Baton Rouge area. The late activist founded the Odell S. Williams Now and Then African American Museum in 2001.
The police department in a statement said:
“Ms. Sadie was a tireless advocate of peace in the community. Ms. Sadie is a treasure to our community, she will be missed by BRPD and her loss will be felt in the community she served.’