Baton Rouge — Police have made an arrest in the homicide of well-known Baton Rouge activist, Sadie Roberts-Joseph.
Ronn Bell, 38, is being charged with first-degree murder. Monday evening, he was booked after failing to pay fees and register as a sex offender relating to his past crimes from 2007 involving an 8 year-old girl.
Police have confirmed that Bell was renting property in a space owned by Roberts-Joseph where he owed about $1200 in back rent. Police have not made further decisions at this time.
Roberts-Joseph was found in the trunk of her vehicle on Friday.
We will update you as details come.