He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996. Snuka, a native of Fiji, previously lived in New Jersey. He was known on the wrestling circuit for diving from the ropes.
Snuka maintained she died from a fall. By RON TODTAssociated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, a former professional wrestler who earlier this month was found not competent to stand trial in the 1983 death of his girlfriend, has died. Prosecutors allege she was beaten. He was 73.A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday afternoon at his son-in-law’s home near Pompano Beach, Florida.A Lehigh County judge on Jan. 3 dismissed the murder case against the retired WWE star in the death of Nancy Argentino, whose body was found in their Whitehall Township hotel room.