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Red Power Ranger allegedly pulls sword, stabs roommate to death

Actor Ricardo Medina in 2005. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.)

A former red Power Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing of his roommate with a sword during an argument in their California home.

Ricardo Medina Jr., 36, who hit the “Power Rangers” circuit in 2002 as the red ranger on the television show “Power Rangers Wild Force,” allegedly stabbed and killed his roommate, Joshua Sutter, Saturday in their home near Santa Clarita, police said. He was arrested Sunday.

“He’s been my friend and client for 12 years and he’s a great guy,” Medina’s agent, Gar Lester, told the Los Angeles Times, saying that the allegations are difficult for him to believe. “He’s great to his dog,” he said, “he’s great to his people. He’s really a super person.”

On Saturday afternoon, police believe the two men got into a fight. Medina reportedly went to his bedroom with his girlfriend and locked the door. Sutter reportedly followed him and forced open the door. That’s when, police said, Medina pulled a sword he kept in the bedroom and allegedly stabbed his roommate in the stomach.

Medina then called 911 and waited at the home.

Medina was jailed Sunday. His bail was set at $1 million, according to his booking record. His first court appearance is set for Tuesday, Fox News reported.

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