The Wire star Michael K Williams found dead in NYC apartment aged 54

The Wire star Michael K Williams has reportedly been found dead in his apartment aged 54.

The actor, best known for playing Omar Little on the HBO drama series, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Monday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post.

The publication claims that Michael was found by his nephew in the living room of his Kent Avenue apartment.

The source also alleged that "drug paraphernalia was found" in the apartment.

While NYPD officials added to The Sun: "Michael was found dead by a relative around 2pm today at his Kent Avenue apartment in Brooklyn."

OK! has contacted Michael K Williams' representatives for comment.

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