Man charged in stabbing death of actor Morgan Freeman's granddaughter

Aug 17, 2015 7:55 AM by Cheryl Wengren

NEW YORK (AP) - Police in New York City have arrested a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter.

Police say 33-year-old Edena (eh-DEE'-nah) Hines was found lying on the street in front of her West 162nd Street apartment building with multiple stab wounds to the chest.

Police have arrested 30-year-old Lamar Davenport and charged him with second-degree murder.

They say he had a relationship with Hines. Freeman has issued a statement, saying, "The world will never know her artistry and talent, and how much she had to offer."


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