Bill Rodgers with his girlfriend Katie Rose Nelson

Flagstaff, Arizona - Prescott activist and bookstore owner William C. Rodgers, 40, was found dead in a Flagstaff jail cell, while in federal custody. He was arrested Wednesday, December, 8th, in a four state sting operation that netted five other individuals on charges relating to acts of sabotage and arson done on behalf of the Earth and Animal Liberation Fronts, between 1998 and 2001.