Gemma McCluskie- EastEnders Actress Killed by Brother Tony McCluskie??
Gemma McCluskie a young British actress went missing five days ago, a headless torso was found in a canal and now her older brother Tony has been arrested, Does that torso belongs to Gemma? Did her brother Tony kill her? What was the cause of death?
29 year-old Gemma McCluskie starred as Kerry Skinner in 30 episodes at the British soap opera EastEnders, for some time she briefly dated Robbie Jackson. Before EastEnders she starred as Janis in the 1997 series No Sweat.
Gemma has two older brothers 33 year-old Danny and 35 year-old Tony with whom she lived at Bethnal Green in Hackney Road it was Tony McCluskie who was arrested after police found a headless torso with no arms or legs believed to be Gemma at Regents Canal near Broadway Market in East London at 2:40pm yesterday.
“Police were initially contacted by a member of the public who had noticed something suspicious floating in the water,” the Met Police said in a statement. The torso was recovered by divers from the Met’s Marine Support Unit and additional searches are due to be carried out in the water.”
“Enquiries are underway to establish the identity of the deceased. A post mortem will be scheduled to ascertain the cause of death. Pending that post mortem we will be treating the death as unexplained.”
When the search for Gemma began Tony McCluskie said it was unlikely for this to happened.
“We are going out of our mind with worry. She is a bubbly, outgoing, strong and independent woman.”
He was also the last to see Gemma alive in the case the torso is Gemma’s, Tony described what Gemma was wearing last time he saw her.
“She was wearing a mustard coloured top, blue leggings, dark brown Ugg boots and large sunglasses. She is also believed to have had her small Louis Vuitton handbag with her.”
Tony McCluskie was charged with murdering and dumping his sister’s body in the canal after police confirmed the torso found last week belonged to his sister Gemma, he appeared in court and spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth during a one-and-a-half-minute appearance at Thames magistrates court.