A Popular Hollywood actor, Michael K William, is dead.
The actor best known for his role as Omar Little in The Wire died at the age of 54.
According to William's representative who confirmed his death said: "with deep sorrow that the family announces the passing of Emmy nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams. They ask for your privacy while grieving this unsurmountable loss".
The Post reports that William was found dead at his Brooklyn penthouse on Monday afternoon.
His death is believed to be caused by a heroin overdose.
A police source told TP that the actor was found unconscious in the dining room of his Williamsburg pad with what was suspected to be heroin on the kitchen table.
He was found by his nephew around 2 pm and was officially pronounced dead at 2:12 pm.
"No foul play indicated," a police source said. "No forced entry; the apartment was in order."©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.