News 15 march — 18:30

Louis Tomlinson's sister dies aged 18

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Instagram influencer Felicite Tomlinson - sister of One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson - has died at the age of 18, BBC reports.

The aspiring fashion designer, who had 1.3 million followers on the platform, died at her flat in west London following reports of a cardiac arrest.

Louis was told of her death on Wednesday and has cancelled his appearance at Comic Relief this evening.

Felicite and Louis lost their mum Johannah to leukaemia in 2016.

They have five other siblings, including twins under the age of six. Louis is the eldest.

Scotland Yard said police were called by London Ambulance Service at 12:52 on Wednesday 13 March to a residential address following reports of a woman having a cardiac arrest.

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

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

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