Suspect arrested in the murder of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Beloved  Baton Rouge activist

Icon Sadie Roberts-Joseph once served as the voice for the black community in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was the founder of the African American museum in 2001. The news of her passing shook the nation, even to find out she was slain and left in the trunk of her own vehicle. Just five days after her heinous murder, her killer has been found.

According to Somelikeithaute,

An arrest has been made in the homicide of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, a Baton Rouge icon who founded an African American history museum. Ron Jermaine Bell has been arrested in connection to the killing and is now facing first-degree murder charges.

Sadie was discovered in the trunk of a car about 3 miles away from her home. Ron was a tenant in one of the rental homes Sadie owned and it is believed that he was several months behind on rent. Ron was n jail on sex offender requirement and was convicted in 2004 after raping 8-year-old girl.

Ron had pleaded guilty in 2007 to sexual battery under best interest of the victim and her family.



Author: kgfranklin