She was a daughter and sister, not just a cautionary tale
Published 17/11/2012 | 05:00
IT is always painful to see something beautiful extinguished.
Nearly five years on from the death of Katy French, who collapsed and died after taking cocaine a few days after her 24th birthday, the terrible loss to her family and close friends was relived this week.
While her death is ever present to her parents and sister, the rest of the country was reminded this week of the tragic tale of a star who shone too brightly before burning out.