In partnership with

MAMAs 2016: The winners of the annual MTV Africa Music Awards were announced during a glitzy ceremony

Meet Iain Thomas, the 36-year-old South African poet who is famous all over the world except in SA

Morgan Freeman's granddaughter stabbed to death in Manhattan

2015-08-17 06:48

New York - Actor Morgan Freeman is mourning the death of his granddaughter. She was found stabbed to death on Sunday on a Manhattan street.

Police responding to a 911 call at about 03:00 found 33-year-old E'Dena (eh-DEEH'-nah) Hines lying on the street with multiple stab wounds to the chest. She was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital.

A 30-year-old man was taken into police custody at the scene — in front of Hines' apartment on West 162nd Street.

Freeman issued a statement saying that "the world will never know her artistry and talent, and how much she had to offer". Hines had studied acting and was involved with teaching urban youth. She is the granddaughter of Freeman's first wife.

No charges have been filed. Police are investigating the stabbing.

Read more on:    morgan freeman  |  celebrities publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent Gossip

Lindsay Lohan reportedly owes almost £78 000 in rent on a property in London. Read More »

Kanye West's sweet birthday message to Kim Kardashian West will have you shed a tear. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.