The NYPD is investigating his death as a possible drug overdose, the Associated Press reported, although the medical examiner has not yet determined a cause of death.
According to individuals who spoke with the New York Post, a substance that appeared to be heroin was found on the kitchen table of Williams’ apartment. However, the NYPD could not confirm this information to TheWrap.
A police official told the New York Post that “no foul play” is indicated and there was “no forced entry” into Williams’ apartment.
Best known for playing Omar Little on the critically acclaimed “The Wire” and Chalky White on “Boardwalk Empire,” Williams’ most recently starred on “Lovecraft Country,