Actor, Ricardo Medina sentenced to 6 years in prison for manslaughter
Former ‘Power Ranger’ star actor, Ricardo Medina Jr. was sentenced to six years in state prison for the stabbing death of Josh Sutter, Late Sutter was identified as Medina’s roommate by the LA County DA’s Office, though Medina’s attorney reportedly said the two were just friends, not roommates.
Medina Jr. pleaded guilty earlier this month to one felony count of voluntary manslaughter and admitted to stabbing Sutter with a sword. Six years was the maximum sentence.
The 38-year-old actor was arrested for the crime back in January, after he and Sutter allegedly got into an argument that turned physical. According to LA County Sheriff’s Department, Sutter forced himself into Medina’s bedroom, where Medina had gone with his girlfriend in the midst of the argument. The actor then stabbed Sutter with a sword he kept in his room.
Afterward, Medina reportedly called police and was arrested when they arrived.
Medina is best known for playing Cole Evans/Red Lion Wild Force Ranger in 2002’s “Power Rangers Wild Force.” He also played Dekker in “Power Rangers Samurai” in 2011–2012 and has had small parts on “ER” and “CSI: Miami.”