Power Rangers actor Ricardo Medina Jr arrested for murder
Los Angeles: 'Power Rangers' star Ricardo Medina Jr is facing murder charges. The 37-year-old actor, who played the Red Ranger in 'Power Rangers Wild Force' and returned to the franchise as Deker in 'Power Rangers Samurai' was taken into police custody in Palmdale, Califoria, reported TMZ.
Medina Jr reportedly got involved in an altercation with his roommate named Joshua Sutter. He decided to retreat to his bedroom with his girlfriend, but Sutter forced his way into the room.
The retaliated and stabbed Sutter with a sword in the abdomen. The actor, who is the son of Brazilian boxer Ricardo Medina, called 911 and waited for the cops to arrive. He was ultimately arrested and booked for murder, while Sutter was taken to hospital and pronounced dead. Medina Jr's bail is set at $1 million.
Updated Date: Feb 02, 2015 11:55:26 IST