Power Rangers Actor Ricardo Medina Jr. Charged With Roommate’s Murder

Ricardo Medina Jr.
Ricardo Medina Jr. Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

Ricardo Medina Jr. has officially been charged with the murder of his roommate, Us Weekly can confirm. The Power Rangers actor was first arrested for the crime in January 2015.

Medina, 36, was arrested again on Thursday, January 14, 2016, and charged with one count of murder, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office confirms to Us. If convicted, he could face up to 26 years behind bars.

As previously reported, the Power Rangers Samurai star allegedly stabbed his roommate Joshua Sutter multiple times with a sword at their Green Valley, California, house. The two men were reportedly arguing about Medina's girlfriend.

According to the L.A. County District Attorney's office, Medina is scheduled to be arraigned at the Antelope Valley Branch of the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday, January 19, and prosecutors will ask that his bail be set at $1 million. The case remains under investigation.

Medina is best known for playing the red power ranger in the TV shows Power Rangers Wild Force (2002) and Power Rangers Samurai (2011 to 2012). He most recently voiced the character Deker in the video game Power Rangers Super Samurai in 2012.

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