They have been charged with murdering 23-year-old French art history student Eva Bourseau over a £4,250 drugs debt.
Eva was killed by two of three students when they went to collect the money she owed them. She was reportedly attacked by them when she was unable to repay the amount.
They attempted to replicate a scene from hit TV crime series Bad Breaking.
According to media reports, they bought a plastic trunk to place the body same as explained in the series.
The body found in advanced stage of decomposition was found by Eva's mother when she did not get any call from her daughter for last two weeks.
Two of the suspects have been placed under formal investigation and a third man has been charged as an accomplice.