Lamar Davenport (R, inset) has been chasrged in the "exorcism" slay of Morgan FreeGoogleMap, Reuters(L), Instagram(R)

New York City cops on Monday charged the boyfriend of actor Morgan Freeman's granddaughter in her brutal multiple stabbing death on an upper Manhattan street.

Lamar Davenport, 30, appeared to be performing an exocism as he plunged a knife 16 times into 33-year-old Edena Hines' chest.

It was 3 a.m. Sunday morning at St. Nicholas Avenue and W. 162nd Street when the vicious and bizarre scene unfolded.

“Get out, devils! I cast you out, devils, in the name of Jesus Christ! I cast you out!” Davenport shouted, George Hudacko, 65, told The Daily News.

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Hurdacko, who was standing in his third-floor window, said he felt helpless.

“I watched someone get murdered, and there was nothing I could do,” Hudacko added.

Hines, an aspiring actress who was in New York working on an independent film, was officially pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital Center.

Davenport was taken into custody at the scene.

Freeman thanked fan for their thoughts and prayers.

"The world will never know her artistry and talent, and how much she had to offer," Freeman said in a statement.

"Her friends and family were fortunate enough to have known what she meant as a person. Her star will continue to shine bright in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace."

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter@nyc_oz.
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