Police have arrested Lamar Davenport for the death of E'Dena Hines, his girlfriend and the step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman. Hines was found stabbed on Sunday morning outside of her Manhattan apartment, and she died at a nearby hospital. According to a witness, Davenport appeared to be attempting an exorcism, reportedly casting out devils as he repeatedly stabbed Hines. Police say that Davenport was on drugs at the time of the attack. [NY Post]

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Lamar Davenport fatally stabbed E'Dena Hines 15 times while performing what appeared to be an exorcism.

Taylor Lewis
Sep, 24, 2015

It has been a month since E'Dena Hines, the step-granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was brutally killed by her boyfriend, Lamar Davenport.

In Davenport's first court hearing, he pled not guilty to the fatal stabbing, and according to his lawyers, he is scheduled to undergo a psychiatric evaluation later today, reports People.

Hines was killed August 16 in New York City. According to witnesses, Davenport appeared to be on drugs and performing an exorcism, stabbing Hines 15 times outside of her apartment building while casting out demons. Davenport was charged with murder.

We continue to send our prayers to Hines' family.