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Subject Nail meet hammer: 'He was the ultimate messenger.' Michael K. Williams was working with NYPD on documentary to help heal divide between poli
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Original Message Police sources tell DailyMail.com that the NYPD was working on a documentary with Michael K. Williams that was in the early development stage
The documentary series was expected to explore what the future of policing would look like, with the goal to have cops and the community work together
Williams was born in East Flatbush, Brooklyn and spent his childhood in the projects surrounded by drugs and violence
The sources described Williams as an ideal ambassador between cops and the community given his background
Williams saw first-hand how family and friends were caught up in the criminal justice system - with one of his nephews incarcerated for 25 years at age 19
The beloved actor, 54, was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday and died of a suspected drug overdose

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The Wire star Michael K. Williams 'may have overdosed on FENTANYL' police sources say as they hunt for his drug dealer: Actor went into therapy after filming latest HBO project Lovecraft Country

New York City actor Michael K. Williams may have died of fentanyl overdose, according to two senior law enforcement officials
Police were said to be looking for drug dealer who supplied actor with narcotics
Williams' final social media post was a video of Tracy Morgan saying, 'Don't cry for me'
Williams posted the video on his Instagram six days before he died of a suspected heroin overdose in his Brooklyn apartment
The video of Morgan came after his near-fatal limousine crash in 2014
In February, Williams said he started therapy after being affected by filming Body Brokers, his final movie, and shortly after wrapping Lovecraft Country
Williams has been open about his struggles with drug abuse

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