Boyfriend of Morgan Freeman's slain kin had motive: prosecutor

The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter had motive to kill her when he stabbed her 25 times during an intense PCP trip, a Manhattan prosecutor argued Wednesday.

“Drunk and high, the defendant robbed himself of self-control and the ability to stop his impulses,” Assistant District Attorney Christopher Prevost said in his summation at Lamar Davenport’s murder trial in Manhattan Supreme Court.

Davenport, 33, is accused of brutally stabbing E’Dena Hines outside their W. 162nd St. building in Washington Heights on Aug. 16, 2015.

Prevost argued Davenport’s actions were deliberate, that he had the “intent” and control of the knife he used — even if he was experiencing drug-induced delusions.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actor Morgan Freeman and E'Dena Hines arrive to the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 16: Actor Morgan Freeman and granddaughter E'Dena Hines arrive to the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel January 16, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
JULY 14: Granddaughter E'Dena Hines and Morgan Freeman attend THE DARK KNIGHT premiere red-carpet arrivals at AMC Loews Lincoln Center NYC on July 14, 2008. (Photo by CHANCE YEH /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
JULY 14: Granddaughter E'Dena Hines and Morgan Freeman attend THE DARK KNIGHT premiere red-carpet arrivals at AMC Loews Lincoln Center NYC on July 14, 2008. (Photo by CHANCE YEH /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Police cars patrol the area outside of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Police cars patrol the area outside of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: A view of the street block near E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: A view of the street block near E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Police cars patrol the area outside of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Police cars patrol the area outside of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: A view of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: A view of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: Police cars patrol the area outside of E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17: A view of the street block near E'Dena Hines' apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood on August 17, 2015 in New York City. E'Dena Hines, granddaughter of Morgan Freeman, was reportedly stabbed outside of the building on August 16, 2015 and later passed away from the injuries she sustained. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
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Davenport’s defense team argues he was too emotionally disturbed to be convicted of murder.

A judge ruled he could not be found not responsible by reason of insanity but will consider manslaughter instead of murder as a possibility at the bench trial.

“He had no insight into the fact that he was experiencing a delusion,” said his lawyer, Annie Costanzo.

Trial evidence showed he was ranting about releasing demons from Hines, who was the daughter of Deena Adair, who was adopted by Freeman during his marriage to his first wife, Jeanette Adair Bradshaw.

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