Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, the legendary wrestler more recently charged with the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died. He was 73. The case against Snuka was dismissed earlier this month after a judge ruled him incompetent to stand trial. His death was announced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
The murder case against former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has been dismissed, according to multiple reports. The decision ends what seemed less than two years ago like a chance to finally see a court trial in the bizarre 1983 death of Snuka’s then-girlfriend Nancy Argentino in Allentown, Pa. For decades, the…
Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, Marty Jannetty, and Joe “Road Warrior Animal” Laurinaitis were among the more than 50 former WWE wrestlers who filed a class action lawsuit against the WWE and Vince McMahon in U.S. Circuit Court this morning, alleging that they sustained multiple traumatic brain injuries as a result of…
Last September, 32 years after the bizarre 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged with her murder. For decades Argentino’s death had been the subject of rumors about who knew what (especially Vince McMahon) and how Snuka avoided charges for so long.
Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged today with one count of third-degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter in the bizarre 1983 death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. Until today, no charges ever had been brought in the case.
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