Snooker player Paul Hunter dies of cancer, age 27

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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

English snooker player Paul Hunter died on Monday evening, losing his battle with cancer. He was 27.

Hunter announced on April 6, 2005 that he was suffering from neuroendocrine tumours, a rare form of cancer. He died in a hospice in Huddersfield five days short of his 28th birthday. He is survived by his wife, Lyndsey, and a daughter, Evie Rose.