Actor Michael K Williams found dead in his New York City apartment on Monday. Authorities said they found drug paraphernalia near his body and are conducting a full investigation
Williams instilled fear with his iconic whistle that would clear the streets, as Omar, from HBO's The Wire
Over the years since the show he has struggled with substance abuse and spoke openly about it
"Addiction doesn't go away," he said at the time. "It's an everyday struggle for me, but I'm fighting."