Ricardo Medina Jr. Arrested for Killing Roommate with a Sword

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Ricardo Medina Jr. is under arrest for murder.

The actor, who received his big break by playing Red Ranger in 2002’s Power Rangers Wild Force, was taken into custody on Saturday after by in Palmdale, California.

Ricardo Medina Jr. Picture

According to Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, per TMZ, Medina retreated to his bedroom (with his girlfriend) after getting into an altercation with his roommate, Joshua Sutter.

Sutter, however, forced his way into said bedroom and continued the fight.

Soon thereafter, Medina allegedly stabbed Sutter once in the stomach with a sword.

Medina called 911 and was arrested at the scene. He was later booked for murder after Sutter was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

Medina - who remains behind bars on one million dollars bail - most recently portrayed Dekker on Power Rangers Samurai. He has also appeared on episodes of ER and CSI: Miami.

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