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WWE Champion, Jimmy Snuka dies, aged 73

WWE hall of fame star Jimmy Snuka has died, aged 73, his lawyer said the wrestler died at his son-in-law's home in Florida surrounded by family and friends. The Fijian-born former wrestler had spent time in a hospice for several conditions including dementia, though it's not clear yet how he died.In a statement on its website, WWE said it was saddened to learn of his death and hailed him as "the pioneer of high-flying offense" in the ring; his daughter Tamina Snuka, also a WWE star, tweeted "I love you dad" with a picture of the two.It's less than two weeks since homicide charges were dropped against Jimmy Snuka relating to the death of his girlfriend in 1983. A judge ruled that he was mentally incompetent to stand trial over the death of 23-year-old Nancy Argentino. He pleaded not guilty to third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.

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