Lehigh County, Pennsylvania County Judge Kelly Banach began hearing testimony to determine whether Jimmy Snuka is competent to stand trial. Dr. Frank M. Dattilio, a psychologist hired by Snuka’s defense, said that Snuka is “a shell of a man” and is “worsening by the month” due to dementia. Dattilio went on to say that Snuka is “unable to understand the legal process.” Snuka is charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of Nancy Argentino. Read more at Mcall.com.
Powell’s POV: The prosecution has its own expert who will testify at some point. The story notes that the judge is not expected to rule on Snuka’s competency today. Snuka attended Friday’s hearing along with family members.