The Wire actor Michael K Williams died earlier this month at his home in Brooklyn, New York.
On September 6, his nephew discovered the 54-year-old actor in US crime drama Omar Little.
His nephew found him in the living room on September 6.
Williams’ death from overdose was confirmed by the New York City medical inspector. He had consumed a mixture of dangerous drugs.
His autopsy revealed that Williams had traces cocaine, fentanyl and p-fluorofentanyl in his system at the time of his death.
Micheal’s struggles had been well documented, with the actor becoming addicted to cocaine back in 2004, causing him to vanish for several days on coke binges, hiding his spiralling addiction from his family and friends.
Speaking to the New Jersey Star-Ledger, Michael said: “I was playing with fire, it was just a matter of time before I got caught and my business ended up on the cover of a tabloid or I went to jail or, worse, I ended up dead.
“When I look back on it now, I don’t know how I didn’t end up in a body bag.”
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