4 males have been charged members of a drug distribution crew that delivered a deadly mixture of medicine to Michael Okay. Williams, the famed actor from “The Wire” who died of a drug overdose simply hours after buying fentanyl-laced heroin in a sale caught on surveillance digicam movie.
Irvin Cartagena, the man proven on tape providing the capsules to Williams on a Brooklyn sidewalk, was charged with immediately inflicting the actor’s dying, in accordance with investigators.
The New York Metropolis police division investigated Williams’ dying, however the costs had been filed by federal prosecutors in Manhattan, who disclosed that the suspects had been below remark even earlier than the actor’s lethal overdose final September.
When Williams’ dying was found on Sept. 6, the vials of capsules recovered with him had the identical label, “AAA Insurance coverage,” as those purchased by the officer.
The NYPD’s informant returned the day after the actor’s dying to accumulate extra narcotics from the identical gang, capturing a dialogue wherein a number of members of the crew mentioned Williams’ overdose. One denied promoting any fentanyl-containing medicines.
Cartagena and the opposite three suspects had been apprehended on Tuesday. Three individuals appeared in federal courtroom in Manhattan on Wednesday for the primary time. Cartagena’s first courtroom look in Puerto Rico, the place he was detained, is about on Thursday.
Williams, 54, was found useless in his Brooklyn penthouse residence on September 6.