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Morgan Freeman’s Step-Granddaughter Photographed With Killer Boyfriend Before Murder

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Apr. 26 2018, Published 12:22 p.m. ET

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RadarOnline.com has obtained photos showing Morgan Freemans step-granddaughter, E’Dena Hines, with her boyfriend, Lavar Davenport, just months before he allegedly brutally stabbed her to death in a Manhattan street. Click through the gallery to see candid photos of the couple laughing and smiling in what would be one of their final happy outings before the tragedy occurred.

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Hines and Davenport, who is now on trial for her brutal murder, were caught on camera in happier times.

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The pair was spotted in Memphis, Tenn., on Mar. 2, 2015, laughing and seeming to have a great time together.

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Their happy day gave no hint of the tragedy set to befall the couple just five months later.

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As RadarOnline.com reported, Davenport yelled and cursed at Hines just hours before he allegedly stabbed her to death on Aug. 16, 2015, video footage obtained by RadarOnline.com shows.

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In the shocking video, Davenport and a male friend are sitting around a table full of Corona beer bottles and cigarettes. Davenport, who allegedly was high on PCP at the time, slurs his words and gets increasingly angry at his 33-year-old girlfriend for videotaping him.

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“Get that out of my face. Just put it off,” Davenport, 30, mumbles to Hines on camera. “I don’t like it. Turn the light off! I don’t care what you’re doing but take that light away from me. I don’t want that light there!” Davenport’s unsteady behavior then turns bizarre when he questions, “Am I to walk toward it and die?”

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Later that evening, Hines was fatally stabbed at least 15 times in Upper Manhattan. Davenport was arrested and charged with second-degree murder for her death. His attorneys are using the insanity defense, claiming he was driven to kill Hines due to a PCP-induced psychosis.

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Hines was the granddaughter of Morgan’s first wife, Jeannette Adair Bradshaw. In 2009, the National Enquirer reported claims that the Driving Miss Daisy icon was caught in a secret love affair with Hines, beginning when she was just a teen. Both denied the alleged affair.We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for RadarOnline.com? Email us at tips@radaronline.com, or call us at 800-344-9598 any time, day or night.

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