MUMBAI: American actor Michael K Williams, who played Omar Little in the super hit series "The Wire", has been found dead in his New York City apartment. The actor said goodbye to this world at the age of 54. New York Police recovered his body from his house around 2 o'clock. Till now the cause of his death is not clear.
Emmy Award-nominated Michael Kay Williams is best known for his role in HBO's Baltimore-based web series The Wire. The New York Police Department has confirmed this news. New York Police Department (NYPD) spokesman Lieutenant Joe Gimoel confirmed the news, saying that police received an emergency call from Williams' apartment in Brooklyn on September 6 at 2 p.m. (local time).To which the police responded.
But, when police reached Williams' apartment, he was found dead. According to a BBC report, the Broadwalk Empire actor has died due to a drug overdose. The New York Police also clarified that the police are investigating the actor's death. Meanwhile, the family of the deceased actor issued a public statement on Monday and confirmed the actor's death.