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WWE severs ties with Jimmy Snuka

On Wednesday, WWE suspended the Legends contract of Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka and began removing him from WWE.com. The process included removing his profile from the Hall of Fame section.

On Tuesday, the 72-year-old Snuka, one of the most popular pro wrestlers of the 1980s, was charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of Nancy Argentino, someone he traveled the Northeast with during the last year of WWF as a Northeast territory.

He posted $100,000 bail. One of his lawyers said Wednesday that Snuka isn't fit to stand trial due to years of abuse in the ring.

Removing Snuka falls in line with a precedent WWE set recently when Hulk Hogan's racist comments on the infamous sex tape were released. Hogan's WWE contract was terminated, and he was removed from WWE.com.