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‘The Wire’ actor Michael K. Williams found dead in apartment at 54

‘The Wire’ actor Michael K. Williams found dead in apartment at 54
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BROOKLYN, NY (WABC) — Michael K. Williams, an actor best known for his work on “The Wire” was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Monday.

Police said Williams, 54, who played the character Omar on “The Wire,” was found by a family member, reported local ABC affiliate WABC.

Authorities said drug paraphernalia was found at the scene.

Williams was born in Brooklyn and raised in East Flatbush at Vanderveer Estates NYCHA housing. He was the co-founder and an advocate of “We Build the Block,” reported WABC.

No further information on his death was immediately available.

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