Michael K Williams death latest news – The Wire star found dead in Brooklyn apartment 'from suspected drug overdose'

Michael K Williams death latest news – The Wire star found dead in Brooklyn apartment 'from suspected drug overdose'

MICHAEL K Williams was "found dead in a Brooklyn apartment where cops found drug paraphernalia," police say.

The beloved actor was found dead in his Brooklyn, New York penthouse on Monday, an NYPD spokesperson told The Sun.

Williams was alone in the Kent Avenue residence where his body was discovered and drug paraphernalia was also found, cops confirmed today.

The New York Post reported that Williams was found by his nephew and their sources suggested that he died of a possible overdose from heroin or fentanyl. His cause of death has not been confirmed.

Williams was known for his role as Omar Little in the HBO drama series The Wire and playing Chalky White in Boardwalk Empire.

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