Morgan man is dating his step granddaughter
Lamar Davenport, 30, who was her boyfriend at the time, was convicted of her manslaughter on May 7, 2018.
Deena was Morgan's step-daughter from his first marriage to Jeanette Bradshaw - the couple divorced in 1979.
And in court, texts between Davenport and Hines were read out, in which references to Morgan, 80, were made. He faces 25 years to life in prison for a second-degree murder charge.
Hines’ birth mother Deena Adair and Freeman’s ex-wife Myrna Colley-Lee were at the Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday.
The man on trial for the murder of Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter alleged that the Oscar-winning actor was in a sexual relationship with her. I blocked him for myself not for you because men who equal grandpa feelings dont need to be in my life at all [sic].’ Rumours circulated for years that Morgan had a romantic relationship with E’Dena, who he informally adopted along with his second wife Myrna Colley-Lee.
E’Dena Hines was killed on 16 August 2015 outside of her apartment in Washington Heights, New York. He spoke out about the rumours in 2012, denying the ‘alarming’ speculation.