On 6 March last year a human torso was discovered in London’s Regent’s Canal.
Following the macabre find, people living, walking, working and kayaking in the area knew there were two arms, two legs and a head yet to be discovered – possibly by them.
It was six months before the final part of Gemma McCluskie’s body – her head – was found in the canal in Hackney, east London, as revealed in graphic detail during the murder trial of her brother.
One resident of Kingsland Basin said he was having breakfast on his balcony when the discovery was made and there was a commotion among people on the barges below.
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