28/09/2012

Brother Of Eastenders Actor Admits To Killing Her

The brother of former EastEnders actor Gemma McCluskie has admitted killing her.

Gemma McCluskie's headless and limbless body was discovered floating in Regent's Canal in March. She had been missing for a week.

35-year-old Tony McCluskie will now face trial over whether her death was murder or manslaughter, a judge said.

McCluskie, who lived in Hackney, east London, with his 29-year-old sister, was due to face trial next month.

But the trial has been moved to 14 January after the discovery of Gemma McCluskie's head in the same canal near her home on 9 September.

Tony McCluskie, who appeared by videolink, was remanded in custody at the Old Bailey.

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