Actor Michael K. Williams, Co-star Of The Hit Series The Wire, Found Dead – BBC News

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Michael K. Williams was remembered by his colleagues as one of the “kindest” and “most talented” people.

American actor Michael K. Williams, particularly known for the character of Omar Little on the series The Wire, was found dead on Monday in his New York apartment.

US media citing law enforcement sources say Williams’ death is suspected of being related to an overdose, but there is no official confirmation.

Williams, a three-time Emmy nominee, has spoken openly in the past about his drug problems.