It is with a truly heavy heart that we inform you of the tragic passing of beloved actor Michael K.Williams!
According to the CNN, Michael was discovered unconscious by his nephew on Monday afternoon within his Brooklyn penthouse apartment . He was ultimately pronounced dead around 2PM EST.
Reports read that an apparent drug overdose may have been the cause of Michael’s death. It has been indicated that drug paraphernalia was discovered next to his body hinting at the use of heroine
“Our family has been shaken to the core of the loss of our Mike. Thank you to everyone who contacted us, flooded us with love, and more importantly, prayers. I will miss my brother, my best friend and birthday partner in this realm, but I know he will continue to watch over me and our family in heaven as he did on earth,” said “Micheal’s sister Michelle Chambers, within a forwarded statement on Tuesday.
Michael will forever be remembered as a monumental actor with a successful career spanning over 20 years. He well known for his groundbreaking role as Omar within the television series The Wire. Michael graced the forefront of numerous projects throughout his career gaining him a total of five Emmy nominations. His signature expertise and overall talent allowed him to win over the hearts of millions of fans.
Supporters of his work, family and countless celebrity friends have taken to social media since the tragic news to send out an outpour of love with fond memories of Michael.
Our deepest prayers and condolences remain with his family! 🙏🏿🌹