Police got the call shortly before 6:00 p.m. from the area of Maple and Chestnut streets. Upon arrival officers found the victim, identified as Jemssy Cabassa-Bracero of Patton Avenue in Reading, having suffered a stab wound.
Cabassa-Bracero was pronounced dead at the scene.
There is no word at this time on suspects or a motive.
Police blocked off the area with crime scene tape while they conduct their investigation.