Former 'Power Rangers' actor pleads guilty to murdering roommate with sword

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Actor Ricardo Medina Jr., best known for his role as the Red Ranger in the Power Rangers Wild Force television series, has plead guilty to the murder of Joshua Sutter in 2015.

According to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office, Medina Jr. "entered the plea to one felony count of voluntary manslaughter and admitted an allegation of using a sword in the killing."

Medina reportedly had gotten into an argument with Sutter over Medina's then-girlfriend, which turned physical and ended with Medina stabbing Sutter multiple times with a sword.

Sentencing is scheduled for March 30, with Medina Jr. facing up to six years in state prison.

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