Gemma McCluskie murder: Brother Tony jailed at least 20 years

PUBLISHED: 16:31 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:31 30 January 2013

Gemma Mcluskie

Gemma Mcluskie


The brother of murdered EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie has been today sentenced to a life term, with a minimum of 20 years in prison.

It comes after a jury at the Old Bailey reached an 11-1 majority verdict following a two week trial.

Tony McCluskie, aged 26, who shared a family home with the former EastEnders actress in Pelter Street, Bethnal Green, had admitted manslaughter but denied murdering her in March of last year.

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