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Brother in court over death of Gemma McCluskie

The brother of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Tony McCluskie, 35, of Hackney, east London, is accused of killing the 29-year-old whose torso was found in Regent's Canal last week.

Mr McCluskie appeared at Thames Magistrates' Court to confirm his name, address and date of birth during a one-and-a-half minute appearance.

Philippa Thomas reports.

  • 12 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK