Power Rangers actor pleads guilty for killing his roommate with a sword

Ricardo Medina Jr. (Getty)
Ricardo Medina Jr. (Getty)

Los Angeles  -Actor Ricardo Medina, known for his role in the Power Rangers children's series, on Thursday pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of his roommate, the Los Angeles district attorney's office said.

Medina, 38, pleaded guilty to one felony count of voluntary manslaughter. He said he used a sword in the 31 January killing of Josh Sutter, 36.

What began as an argument over Medina's girlfriend ended with Medina fatally stabbing Sutter, the prosecution said in a statement.

Medina faces six years in prison and his sentencing hearing is scheduled for 30 March.

Medina, who is of Puerto Rican descent, appeared twice in the superhero television series: First in 2002 as Cole Evans - the Red Wild Force Ranger - and later in 2011 as Deker, a villainous swordsman.

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