London: One Direction star Louis Tomlinson's father Troy Austin attempted suicide on Tuesday night after which he was moved to a hospital.
Troy was found by police on Tuesday night at 6pm at Cantley park, Doncaster in South Yorkshire, North England, trying to gas himself in his friend's car after drinking, reported Female First.
His friends claim, he is suffering from depression after being "disowned" and is an alcoholic and regular marijuana user.
"It's tragic. He's lost all of his friends. They've all disowned him. This isn't about Louis. He is drinking heavily and a habitual dope smoker and that will mess with your min," his friend said.
The 46-year-old, who left Louis' mum Johannah Poulston when he was five, was found after his relatives reported him missing.
After the incident he appeared in front of a magistrates court on Wednesday morning .
"This is an unfortunate set of events. The police were called in this case due to concerns about Mr Austin. He had been reported as a missing person and there were real concerns about his mental state and well-being. It is suspected he went off, having borrowed a friend's car, to kill himself," the statement released by the prosecutor confirming the incident read.