Niall Horan tells grieving Louis Tomlinson his mum was an 'incredible person'

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Louis Tomlinson's One Direction bandmates are rallying around him as he mourns the loss of his mother to leukaemia.

Johannah Deakin died on Wednesday aged just 43 and Niall is the latest band member to offer Louis his support.

Undated family handout photo of Johannah Deakin, the mother of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, as her family have confirmed that she has died aged 43 after suffering from leukaemia.
Johannah Deakin (Family handout/PA)

Briana Jungwirth, the mother of Louis's son Freddie, also paid a moving tribute to Johannah.

Louis will pay tribute to his mother during The X Factor this weekend as the final three contestants fight it out to be named 2016 champion.

Liam Payne and former One Direction star Zayn Malik have also sent heartfelt message to the singer.