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Former Power Ranger Actor Charged with Roommate’s Murder

Posted by Fay Arfa | Jan 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

A 36-year-old man best known for his role in the Power Ranger series has been charged with the 2015 stabbing death of his roommate, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

Ricardo Medina (dob 1/24/79) was arrested this morning on a felony complaint for arrest warrant in case MA067742. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday at the Antelope Valley Branch of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Department A01. Prosecutors will ask that bail be set at $1 million.

Deputy District Attorney Tannaz Mokayef with the Major Crimes Division is prosecuting the case.

Medina is charged with one count of murder for the Jan. 31, 2015, fatal stabbing of Josh Sutter at a house the two shared in Green Valley. The men allegedly got into an argument over Medina's girlfriend. The argument turned physical and Medina allegedly stabbed Sutter multiple times with a sword.

If convicted, Medina faces 26 years to life in state prison.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Los Angeles County District Attorney / case MA067742 / January 14, 2016

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