Michael K. Williams, 'The Wire' actor, found dead in NYC apartment

Actor Michael K Williams was found dead inside his Brooklyn home Monday afternoon, police sources confirmed to 1010 WINS.
Actor Michael K Williams was found dead inside his Brooklyn home Monday afternoon, police sources confirmed to 1010 WINS. Photo credit Arturo Holmes/Getty Images for ABA)

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Actor Michael K. Williams was found dead inside his Brooklyn home Monday afternoon, police sources confirmed to 1010 WINS.

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The 54-year-old, Flatbush-born actor was known for his iconic roles as Omar Little on “The Wire” and Chalky White in “Boardwalk Empire.’’

The New York Post reports that Williams was found in the living room of his Kent Avenue apartment along with drug paraphernalia.

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