Candles and flowers have been left close to Regent's Canal where the body of Gemma McCluskie was found.
Detectives have formally identified the headless torso discovered in the Regent's Canal in London on Tuesday as that of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie, Scotland Yard said.
Praying that what I'm reading & hearing isn't true. Until anything is confirmed let's have faith that she may still be coming home #gemma
Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information following the discovery of a body in the Regent's Canal in Hackney.
A murder investigation is underway after the torso of a female was discovered close to Broadway Market around 14:40 on Tuesday 6 March.
Officers believe they know the identity of the victim but are awaiting further forensic tests before formal identification can take place. This process may take some days.
A post-mortem examination was undertaken at Poplar Mortuary on Wednesday 7 March 2012. The results have proved inconclusive.
A 35-year-old man has been arrested after a headless torso feared to be EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie was dragged from Regent's Canal in east London, it's been reported.
Gemma, 29, who starred in the soap as Kerry Skinner back in 2001, vanished from Bethnal Green, East London.
Last night 100 friends carried out a search and handed out leaflets.
Her brother Danny, 33, said: "We are all going out of our mind with worry. Her phone has been switched off since Thursday afternoon."