Morgan Freeman's 33-year-old granddaughter was fatally stabbed yesterday morning in New York City. E'Dena Hines was found lying in the street outside of her home after suffering multiple stab wounds.

A 30-year-old was arrested for the murder and according to reports, it was her boyfriend. The killer was heard screaming things that sounded like an exorcism attempt.

One of the witnesses heard him screaming, "Get out devils! I cast you out Devils in the name of Jesus Christ! I cast you out!"

People have been referring to E'Dena as Morgan's step-granddaughter, as she's the granddaughter of his first wife. However, Morgan adopted her mother, Deena, so even though they weren't blood related, it is a tough loss for the actor.

He released the following statement.

The world will never know her artistry and talent, and how much she had to offer . . . Her star will continue to shine bright in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace.