Three people have been arrested by gardaí investigating the death of 24-year-old model Katy French.

A 39-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were arrested in Co Meath after 9am this morning. They are being held in Garda stations in Navan and Kells for questioning.

A third man in his mid 20s was arrested shortly after 11am in Co Meath and has been brought to Trim Garda Station for questioning.

All three are being questioned about possession of drugs and can be held for up to 24 hours.

Ms French died last December after being in a coma for five days in Our Lady's Hospital in Navan.

A post mortem examination concluded that Ms French suffered brain damage.

Traces of cocaine were also found in her body.