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Power Rangers Wild Force Actor Ricardo Medina Jr. Arrested for Murder

posted on by Egan Loo
Red Lion Wild Force Ranger actor allegedly stabbed roommate with sword

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department arrested 36-year-old Power Rangers Wild Force actor Ricardo Medina Jr. for murder in Palmdale, California on Saturday. Medina allegedly killed his 36-year-old roommate Joshua Sutter after an argument turned physical.

According to the sheriff's deputies, Sutter had forced his way into Medina's bedroom, where Medina and his girlfriend were, during the altercation Saturday afternoon. Medina then allegedly stabbed Sutter once in the abdomen with a sword he kept next to the door. Medina called 911 at about 3:50 p.m., and the detectives interviewed him at their Palmdale Station. He is now in jail with a US$1 million bail.

Medina played Cole Evans or Red Lion Wild Force Ranger in Power Rangers Wild Force, and he also played Deker in Power Rangers Samurai.

Sources: The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Times

Photographs via ABC 7

Update: Typos fixed. Thanks Dessa and Felicity dash

This article has a follow-up: LA County Holds Off on Charging Power Rangers' Medina in Fatal Stabbing (2015-02-03 21:13)
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