Actor Morgan Freeman has lost his granddaughter, who died after being stabbed on a street in Manhattan, New York.
Police officers responding to a 911 call in Saturday to Sunday night found Edena Hines, 33, lying in the street outside his apartment with multiple stab wounds to the chest. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.
A 30 year old man was arrested by police in front of the apartment Ms. Hines. No charges have been laid and the police investigation continues.
In a statement, Morgan Freeman said that “the world will never know his artistic talent and all it had to offer.”
The young woman had studied acting and was involved in teaching young people of the city.