Brother charged with murder of 'EastEnders' actress

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The brother of a former EastEnders actress whose headless body was found dumped in a canal has been charged with her murder.

Police discovered Gemma McCluskie's torso floating in Regent's Canal in east London. She is believed to have been murdered after attending an opening ceremony of the £650m Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, near to where her body was found.

Tony McCluskie, 35, is to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court tomorrow.