THE WORD | Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of an African American history museum, is found dead in the trunk of a car

A beloved activist and founder of an African-American museum in Baton Rouge was found dead in the trunk of a car, CNN affiliate WBRZ reported.

The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was located Friday but it wasn't immediately clear what led officers to the car. The cause of her death is still unknown, police told the station.

The vehicle was about 3 miles from her home, CNN affiliate WAFB reported.

No clear motive has been released, at the moment keep her family in your prayers.