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Back To Work: Morgan Freeman On Set Filming Days After Stabbing Death Of Step Granddaughter -- Working Through The Pain

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Aug. 18 2015, Published 5:07 p.m. ET

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On Sunday, RadarOnline.com reported that Edena Hines, the 33-year-old step-granddaughter of veteran actor Morgan Freeman, had been stabbed to death in New York City. Now, just days after receiving the heart-wrenching news, Freeman is back to work on the set of his new film.

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Morgan Freeman seen for the first time since Step Daughter’s tragic death

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Freeman looked downtrodden on the set of his new movie, Going In Style.

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Morgan Freeman on location in New York City

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Hines' 30-year-old boyfriend Lamar Davenport was arrested in relation to her stabbing.

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Morgan Freeman on location today, New York City

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Witnesses revealed that the deranged man was attempting to conduct an exorcism when he killed her.

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Morgan Freeman on location today, New York City

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A neighbor overheard Davenport yelling, "Get out, devils! I cast you out, devils! In the name of Jesus Christ, I cast you out! Jesus Christ is born!"

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Morgan Freeman on location today, New York City

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Although Freeman was once married to the young woman's grandmother, insiders say that he had an affair with Hines, which destroyed his marriage.

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Morgan Freeman on location today, New York City

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Hines was an aspiring actress, who had studied her craft at NYU.

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Morgan Freeman seen for the first time since Step Daughter’s tragic death

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"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," Freeman said in a statement.

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Morgan Freeman back to work on set of Going In Style filming in NYC.

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"Her star will continue to shine bright in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace."

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