Luis Troyano dead – Bake Off finalist dies from oesophageal cancer aged 48

GREAT British Bake Off finalist Luis Troyano has died aged 48 after a battle with oesophageal cancer.

The star, who was runner up on the show in 2014, passed away last week, his agent Anne Kibel confirmed.

She added: "Sadly, my lovely client lost his brave fight against Oesophageal cancer last week.

"A fantastic man with a love of baking that saw him get to the finals of GBBO, write a wonderful book, Bake It Great and do so much more. Always in our thoughts."

Luis made it to the final of Bake Off in 2014 but lost out on the crown to Nancy Birtwhistle.

Following his success on the show, Luis appeared on BBC Good Food and BBC Breakfast shows.

He also released a book in 2015 called Bake it Great.

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