Murdered EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie 'had zest for life'

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The brother of the former EastEnders actress, Gemma McCluskie has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 20 years for her murder.

The Old Bailey had heard that Tony McCluskie, aged 36, hit his sister over the head before cutting up her body and throwing the dismembered parts into a canal in east London in March last year.

Their father Anthony McCluskie, speaking outside court, said Gemma had a ''huge personality and zest for life''.

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