'The Wire' Actor Michael K. Williams Has Passed Away
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NYT - Michael K. Williams, 54, the actor well renowned for his portrayal of Omar Little in “The Wire”, was found dead this past Monday in his home in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Williams was found about 2 p.m., according to the New York City Police Department. The death is currently being investigated as a possible drug overdose, the police said, and the city’s medical examiner was to determine the cause. His longtime representative, Marianna Shafran, confirmed the death in a statement and said the family was grappling with “deep sorrow” at “this insurmountable loss.” Michael K. Williams will surely be missed by many.