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US Marshals assist RPD with the arrest of a homicide suspect.

READING: The Reading Police Department is releasing the following information about an arrest made for a suspect wanted for a homicide that occurred in February 2022.

On July 6, 2022, U.S . Marshals arrested Deivis Gutiérrez -García in the Bronx, NY. This is in connection with the shooting death of Jackson Reyes-Negrón on February 26, 2022 in the 1000 block of Green Street.

On February 26, 2022, Reading Police Investigators filed a 1st-degree murder charge against Gutiérrez -García, who fled the city shortly after the homicide occurred.

Gutiérrez-García is currently being held at the Rikers Island Prison in New York City, awaiting extradition to Berks County.