Former ‘Power Ranger’ arrested for alleging stabbing roommate to death with sword

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PALMDALE, Calif. (PIX11) — An actor who formally played a role in the children’s show “Power Ranger Samurai” has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing his roommate to death with samurai sword.

According to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, Ricardo Medina, Jr. — who also played the “Red Ranger” Cole Evans on “Power Rangers Wild Force — got into a fight with his roommate Joshua Sutter inside their Palmdale apartment.

Actor Ricardo Medina Jr. participates in the 2012 Power Morphicon 3 held at the Pasadena Convention Center on August 19, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

Actor Ricardo Medina Jr. participates in the 2012 Power Morphicon 3 held at the Pasadena Convention Center on August 19, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

Medina, 36, reportedly ran into his bedroom with his girlfriend, and Sutter followed and forced his way inside.

Medina then grabbed a sword he reportedly kept by his bed, and stabbed Sutter once in the abdomen.

Medina called 911 and stayed at the scene, according to police.

Police booked Medina for murder and his bail has been set at $1 million.

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