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Morgan Freeman and E'Dina Hines

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E’dena Hines, the 33-year-old step-granddaughter of Hollywood A-Lister Morgan Freeman, was stabbed to death early Sunday in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York, reports the New York Daily News.

The incident happened at around 3:30 a.m. Police were responding to a call and discovered Hines in the street. She was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A 30-year-old man, believed to be Hines’ boyfriend, was discovered kneeling over her body. A knife was confiscated and he was arrested at the scene.

Morgan Freeman released the following statement:

The world will never know her artistry in talent, and how much she had to offer. Her friends and family were fortunate enough to have known what she meant as a person. Her star will continue to shine bright in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace.

Read more at NY Daily News.

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