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Elderly drug dealer in overdose death of actor Michael K. Williams sentenced to 2½ years in prison

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An elderly drug dealer was sentenced Tuesday to 2½ years in prison in connection with the overdose death of actor Michael K. Williams.


Carlos Macci, who is 72, was among four men arrested on drug trafficking charges tied to the death of Williams, who was best known for his role as the feared stickup man Omar Little in HBO’s “The Wire.”


Macci was sentenced to 30 months in prison, plus three years of supervised release, with the first year in an inpatient drug treatment facility.


“I would like to say, your honor, I’m sorry for what has happened,” Macci said in the New York City courthouse before the verdict was announced.