Michael Medina identified as victim of 'suspicious death' in downtown Reading

Posted: 2:43 PM EDT Jul 25, 2013   Updated: 6:17 PM EDT Jul 25, 2013
Michael Medina - Reading homicide scene

The coroner has identified the victim of a suspicious death in downtown Reading.

Michael Medina was found dead inside an apartment at 352 Penn St. on Wednesday.

An autopsy will be done Friday to determine how Medina, 27, died. In the meantime, police said they are investigating his death as a homicide, although they declined to release specifics about the case.

At the time of his death, Medina was awaiting trial in connection with the armed robbery of a Hess Express store in St. Lawrence on Oct. 9, 2011, police said.

Anyone with information about the death investigation is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913.