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    PA - Nancy Argentino, 23, Whitehall, 11 May 1983

    World Wrestling Foundaton : Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka - M/73

    for Murder of Nancy Argentino - F/23


    James Snuka - also known as - James Wiley Smith Reiher

    Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, is in South-Eastern, PA.

    Tue., Sep. 1st: Allentown Morning Call© :

    http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/m...901-story.html:

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    http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/m...901-story.html

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    Lower Court Criminal Docket:


    https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/docket...R-0000456-2015 :

    https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/docket...R-0000456-2015 :

    Charges:


    18 § 2502 §§ C (F1) :: Murder Of The Third Degree

    18 § 2504 §§ A (M1) :: Involuntary Manslaughter

    Released on 10% of $100,000 Bail.
    Last edited by Richrd; 09-01-2015 at 06:02 PM.

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    Wrestling Legend Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka Faces Murder Charges in Pennsylvania for 1983

    More than 30 years after the girlfriend of pro wrestling legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka died under mysterious circumstances, the wrestling Hall of Famer faces grand jury charges that he killed her.

    Police arrested Snuka, a.k.a. James Wiley Smith Reiher, Tuesday at his New Jersey home and charged him with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.


    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/...323738241.html


    I guess it's better late than never. I really don't see how it took this long. His lies and explanations of events were bull crap since day one. Jmo.
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    Jimmy Snuka -- 'Superfly WoW!!

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    (CNN)James Snuka, who rose to fame in the 1980s as professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 slaying of Nancy Argentino, his then-girlfriend.

    http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/01/us/jim...rge/index.html
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    Lingering questions about what happened to Argentino, Snuka's 23-year-old paramour at the time of her death, have long dogged the Fiji-born wrestler famous for his acrobatics.

    In May 1983, Snuka was an up-and-coming superstar in the fledgling World Wrestling Federation, now called the WWE, which in those days taped matches in Allentown, Pennsylvania, for television broadcast.
    Much more at link.

    http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/01/us/jim...rge/index.html
    According to Martin, Snuka, then 39 and with a wife and four kids in North Carolina, was staying in an Allentown-area motel with Argentino,

    On the night of May 10, paramedics responding to a 911 call at the George Washington Motor Lodge arrived to discover Argentino unresponsive.
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    Jimmy (Superfly) Snuka unfit for murder trial, lawyer says

    "A lawyer for legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka says the Superfly’s decades in the ring left him too punch-drunk to face murder charges in the 1983 death of his girlfriend...
    Snuka was charged Tuesday with murder and involuntary manslaughter in the May 11, 1983, death of his 23-year-old girlfriend Nancy Argentino of Brooklyn..."

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/...ays/ar-AAdTAoi
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    "‘Superfly’ Snuka Cold-Case Murder Forwarded to Trial"

    http://wnep.com/2015/10/07/superfly-...l-go-to-trial/

    Former professional wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was in court Wednesday in Allentown.

    Snuka was charged last month in a cold-case murder of his former girlfriend, and now the case will go to trial without a preliminary hearing.

    Snuka’s attorney’s agreed to pass up preliminary hearing in exchange for grand jury testimony and copies of exhibits prior to trial.
    Prosecutors would not comment but Snuka’s attorneys say this former pro wrestler is looking forward to his day in court.

    “Mr. Snuka, if his health continues to deteriorate, he’d like to leave this world knowing he’s an innocent man, not with everyone thinking that he’s guilty.”

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    Now Self-Guided in Upper Court of Common Pleas

    PA - Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, arrested for 1983 murder of Nancy Argentino, Lehigh Co.

    World Wrestling Foundaton : Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka - M/73

    for Murder of Nancy Argentino - F/23

    James Snuka - also known as - James Wiley Smith Reiher

    Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, is in South-Eastern, PA.

    Your One-Click Source* Of Upper Court:

    All ChargeS --- Bail --- Pre-Trial Confinement --- MotionS --- Scheduled Court DateS

    Verdicts --- Sentencing --- Payments --- Follow-Up --- Appeals


    *Upper Court Criminal Docket:

    *https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/Docket...R-0004342-2015

    Charges:


    18 § 2502 §§ C (F1) :: Murder Of The Third Degree

    18 § 2504 §§ A (M1) :: Involuntary Manslaughter

    Released on 10% of $100,000 Bail.

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    Trial is tentatively scheduled to start in late March.

    http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/lehi...ck_in_c_1.html

    Former pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is set to go to trial in March on charges he killed his mistress at a Lehigh County motel in 1983.

    Attorneys in the case dealt with some of the pretrial motions on Tuesday, and scheduled March 22 to start jury selection for Snuka's trial.

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    http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/lehi...not_compe.html

    Defense attorneys for Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka said the former pro wrestler is not competent to stand trial on charges he killed his mistress in 1983.

    Robert Kirwan filed a motion Friday for a competency hearing for the 72-year-old wrestling legend. The case was set to go to trial in March, but that has been cancelled now...

    Kirwan said Snuka received a diagnosis back in 2010 of dementia and post-concussive disorder.

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    Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka competency hearing moved back

    http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/lehi...competenc.html

    It will be a little longer before a Lehigh County judge can determine if Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is competent to stand trial on charges he killed his mistress in 1983.

    The 72-year-old wrestling legend was due in court next week for a competency hearing in his case.

    The hearing has been rescheduled for May 13, in order for the mental health experts to have "sufficient time to complete their evaluations and reports," according to a news release from the District Attorney's office.


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    Click to Follow the Upper Court of Common Pleas Docket Sheet*

    Quote Originally Posted by Richrd View Post

    PA - Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, arrested for 1983 murder of Nancy Argentino, Lehigh Co.

    World Wrestling Foundaton : Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka - M/73

    for Murder of Nancy Argentino - F/23

    James Snuka - also known as - James Wiley Smith Reiher

    Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, is in South-Eastern, PA.

    Your One-Click Source* Of Upper Court:

    All ChargeS --- Bail --- Pre-Trial Confinement --- MotionS --- Scheduled Court DateS

    Verdicts --- Sentencing --- Payments --- Follow-Up --- Appeals


    *Upper Court Criminal Docket:

    *https://ujsportal.pacourts.us/Docket...R-0004342-2015

    Charges:


    18 § 2502 §§ C (F1) :: Murder Of The Third Degree

    18 § 2504 §§ A (M1) :: Involuntary Manslaughter

    Released on 10% of $100,000 Bail.

    *5/13/2016, Per Calendar Events, on Page 1 of 9

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    http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/m...502-story.html

    Prosecutors in the Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka homicide case are asking a judge to force the former pro wrestler's lawyer to hand over a psychologist's report ahead of next week's hearing to determine if Snuka is competent to stand trial...

    Snuka, 72, is due back in court on May 13.

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    http://www.courierpostonline.com/sto...rial/84320584/

    Former professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka suffered so many blows to the head during his long career — even getting a coconut smashed on his skull — that he now suffers from dementia and is mentally incompetent to stand trial in the death of his girlfriend more than three decades ago, a psychologist testified Friday.

    Snuka's severe mental impairment also stems from a history of abusing alcohol and cocaine, Dr. Frank Dattilio testified at the former wrestling star's competency hearing...

    Lehigh County Judge Kelly Banach, after hearing from prosecution and defense experts, will decide if Snuka is competent to stand trial.

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    http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/m...518-story.html

    In the courtroom, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka nodded during certain testimony, chatted with guards and thanked his lawyer for a job well done.

    When the hearing ended, the 73-year-old professional wrestler bowed his head and shuffled to his car, staring blankly as news photographers took his photo.

    Forensic psychiatrist John O'Brien told a judge Wednesday that Snuka changed his demeanor because he had a different audience, not because — as his lawyer contends — he's suffering from dementia brought on by head injuries and substance abuse. "It shows his ability to switch gears and present himself differently," O'Brien told Lehigh County Judge Kelly L. Banach...

    The doctor testified for the prosecution Wednesday during the second part of Snuka's competency hearing, and opined that Snuka is mentally fit to stand trial for the 1983 homicide of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino.
    http://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-j...518-story.html

    An audiotape was made of Jimmy "Superfly' Snuka's interview with police the night his 23-year-old girlfriend died, but the tape is missing, it was revealed in court Wednesday...

    Procanyn said the tape was placed in the Whitehall police station evidence room for safekeeping in 1983, and that he looked for it as recently as two days ago but couldn’t find it...

    During Wednesday’s hearing, it was revealed the other two detectives who were present at the tape-recorded interview of Snuka in 1983 are deceased.

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    Pro wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka testified at his mental competency hearing on Friday and often seemed confused as he was questioned by a judge who will decide whether he can stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend in 1983.

    Snuka, who turned 73 on Wednesday, said he was in his 80s. He didn't know it was 2016. He couldn't remember the name of his lawyer or identify the current U.S. president or any presidential candidates. And he seemed befuddled about the reason he was in court.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/pro-wres...sed-testimony/

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