Four individuals have been accused by New York authorities on Wednesday in relation to the drug overdose death of “The Wire” actor Michael K. Williams.

Michael K. Williams


Williams, who played Omar Little in the popular TV show, passed away in September after accidentally overdosing on drugs.

The 54-year-old actor who portrayed the illustrious Baltimore Stick-Up guy in the historic occasion was discovered deceased in his New York residence.

Williams was killed by fentanyl-laced heroin, which the men are suspected of planning to distribute, according to a statement from the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

Irvin Cartagena, Hector Robles, Luis Cruz, and Carlos Macci were the men’s given names by the prosecutor.

Attorney Damien Williams claimed that Cartagena may be selling fatal dosages. If found guilty, he could spend the rest of his life in prison, with a required minimum sentence of 20 years.

The top medical officer in New York stated that the Emmy-nominated actor passed away from “acute poisoning” brought on by the interaction of fentanyl, p-fluorofentanyl, heroin, and cocaine.

The actor has been candid about his prior drug addiction difficulties, telling American media that he spends the majority of his “The Wire” income on nacortic substances.