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The Bobster
01-03-2017, 02:01 PM

Judge Drops Murder Charges Against Former WWE Wrestler Jimmy Snuka
January 3, 2017 4:09 PM

LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. (CBS/AP) — A Lehigh County judge dropped murder charges against former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler Jimmy Snuka.

last year with murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, 23-year-old Nancy Argentino. Her body was found in their Whitehall Township hotel room.

Prosecutors allege she was beaten, while Snuka claimed she died from a fall.

Judge Kelly Banach cited Snuka’s mental state as to why the murder charges were dropped. Last month, Snuka’s lawyer said the former wrestler is suffering from dementia and only has six months to live.

Prosecutors previously argued Snuka’s brain shows normal signs of aging and suggested he might be feigning symptoms.

“We are considering over our options and will decide what action to take at a later date,” said Meg Weiand of the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office.

Snuka is a native of Fiji and previously lived in New Jersey.
The 73-year-old Snuka was charged