'The Wire' actor Michael K. Williams found dead in NYC apartment

September 06, 2021 - 02:45 PM

NATIONAL (BAMM Networl) - Actor Michael K. Williams, known for his role in "The Wire" was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon, The Post reported. 

Drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment, suggesting a possible overdose, law enforcement sources said.

Williams, 54, was found dead in the living room of his Kent Avenue penthouse by his nephew, sources said.

The Flatbush native was famous for his role as Omar Little in the gritty TV series “The Wire’’ and as Chalky White in “Boardwalk Empire.’’

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