LANCASTER >> Ricardo Medina, an actor greatest recognized for his position within the youngsters’s tv collection “Energy Rangers Samurai,” pleaded responsible Thursday to voluntary manslaughter within the stabbing demise of his roommate, in line with the Los Angeles County District Lawyer’s Workplace.
Medina, 38, entered his plea in a Lancaster courtroom. Video recorded by TMZ of the courtroom proceedings confirmed him wearing a yellow jailed-issued shirt as he sat behind a desk subsequent to his lawyer. Medina listened intently as he was advised his rights by a decide.
The fallen actor admitted an allegation that he used a sword through the killing of Josh Sutter, 36, on the house the 2 shared in Inexperienced Valley, the DA’s workplace stated.
The stabbing occurred on Jan. 31, 2015, when the 2 males acquired into an argument over Medina’s girlfriend. The dispute ultimately turned bodily, and Medina fatally stabbed Sutter a number of occasions with a sword.
Medina was arrested shortly after the killing however was launched after prosecutors requested for additional investigation into the incident, authorities stated.
He was arrested once more by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division in January 2016 on a homicide cost and has been behind bars since then, in response to jail data. The homicide cost is predicted to be dismissed as part of his plea deal.
Medina is scheduled to be sentenced on March 30 on the Los Angeles County Superior Courtroom, Antelope Valley Department. He faces six years in state jail.
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