'The Wire' star Michael K. Williams overdosed on cocaine, heroin, fentanyl accidentally: ME

Michael K. Williams
Michael K. Williams. Photo credit Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for ABA

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — "The Wire" and "Boardwalk Empire" star Michael K. Williams died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and heroin, the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said Friday.

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Williams, who passed away inside his Williamsburg apartment on Sept. 6, died of “acute intoxication by the combined effects of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin and cocaine,” the Medical Examiner’s office said in a statement provided to 1010 WINS.

His death was ruled an accident, the statement said.

“Having released this determination OCME will not comment further on the investigation,” the statement added.