Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter reportedly stabbed to death in 'exorcism'

NEW YORK (FOX NEWS) - The step-granddaughter of award-winning actor Morgan Freeman was killed by her boyfriend early Sunday in a disturbed attempt at an exorcism, according to a published report.

The New York Post reported that Edena Hines, 33, whose grandmother was Freeman's first wife, was stabbed 16 times near her apartment building on West 162nd St. in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan just before 3 a.m.

Police charged 30-year-old Lamar Davenport with second-degree murder early Monday after he underwent a psychiatric evaluation at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital.

George Hudacko, who witnessed the murder from his third-floor apartment and called 911, said Davenport screamed, "Get out, devils! I cast you out, devils! In the name of Jesus Christ, I cast you out!" as he attacked Hines.

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