The Wire and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael K. Williams has been found dead in his New York City apartment on Monday.
An NYPD official confirmed that Williams was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Monday afternoon.
An official source told the New York Post that the 54-year-old actor was found accompanied by drug paraphernalia.
The actor was famous for his roles in The Wire and Boardwalk Empire, to name a few.
The Wire creator David Simon was one of the first to pay tribute to the actor.
Spike Lee, Wendell Pierce and Aldis Hodge have also led the tributes to Williams’s life.