Foul smell leads to discovery of body in alley in Reading

READING, Pa. - Reading police and the Berks County coroner are investigating the death of a person whose body was found in a city alley.

The discovery was made Sunday afternoon behind the 600 block of Walnut Street.

Residents in the area said they called police after noticing a foul smell.

Police told 69 News that they are in the early stages of their investigation and that there was no immediate indication of how the person died.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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