Tuesday 26 March 2019

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson's sister (18) dies after suspected heart attack

Louis Tomlinson, centre, and with his late sister Félicité, right
Louis Tomlinson, centre, and with his late sister Félicité, right
Félicité 'Fizzy' Tomlinson
Louis Tomlinson and his late sister Félicité
Louis Tomlinson (right) with mother Johannah Deakin and her husband Dan Deakin (Family handout/PA)
Louis Tomlinson and his mother Johannah Deakin. Image: Instagram
Family handout photo of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson (centre) with his mother Johannah Deakin (seated left) and family members, as Mrs Deakin's family have confirmed that she has died after suffering from leukaemia. Photo credit: Family handout/PA Wire
Louis Tomlinson and Mother Johannah Deakin attend the Believe in Magic Cinderella Ball at Natural History Museum on August 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn McCormack/WireImage)
Louis Tomlinson’s mother died from leukaemia in 2016 (PA)

Louis Tomlinson's sister Félicité has died aged 18.

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson's sister Félicité has died after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest aged 18.

The aspiring fashion designer died at her flat in Earl's Court, west London, on Wednesday.

Her death is being treated as unexplained by police.

Family handout photo of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson (centre) with his mother Johannah Deakin (seated left) and family members, as Mrs Deakin's family have confirmed that she has died after suffering from leukaemia. Photo credit: Family handout/PA Wire
Family handout photo of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson (centre) with his mother Johannah Deakin (seated left) and family members, as Mrs Deakin's family have confirmed that she has died after suffering from leukaemia. Photo credit: Family handout/PA Wire

It comes after Tomlinson's mother Johannah Deakin died from leukaemia in 2016 at the age of 43.

In a statement, Scotland Yard said: "Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 12.52 on Wednesday, March 13 to a residential address... following reports of a female in cardiac arrest.

"A female believed to be aged 18 was pronounced dead at the scene.

"A post-mortem examination will take place in due course."

A person who was with the teenager called 999, according to The Sun newspaper.

Felicite was well-known on social media and regularly shared posts with her 1.3 million followers on Instagram.

Louis Tomlinson and Mother Johannah Deakin attend the Believe in Magic Cinderella Ball at Natural History Museum on August 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn McCormack/WireImage)
Louis Tomlinson and Mother Johannah Deakin attend the Believe in Magic Cinderella Ball at Natural History Museum on August 10, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn McCormack/WireImage)

On January 30, she posted a picture of a row of tattoos on her forearm, which she said were the initials of all her siblings.

Her last post came just four days ago.

It is understood that Tomlinson, who is reportedly in London for a now-cancelled appearance on Friday night's Comic Relief, was told of her death on Wednesday.

The siblings' mother died at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield on December 7 2016 after being diagnosed with leukaemia earlier that year.

Following her death, Tomlinson released the song Just Hold On - his debut solo single - in her honour and he performed it on The X Factor just days later.

At the time he described the performance as "harder than I ever imagined".

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