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Accused killer on way back
Cooke stops extradition fight
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After fighting extradition for over a month, accused murderer Bryan Cooke has given up the fight and is due back in Warren County before the end of the week to answer to charges he killed his in-laws, Gary and Gail Dodson.“He is supposed to be picked up Thursday,” said Sheriff Jackie Matheny, noting a private transport team has been contracted to pick up Cooke at the Jacksonville, Fla., jail where he has been held since his arrest the day after the bodies of the Dodsons were found inside their Fairview-area home on the morning of June 29.Matheny said he does not know exactly when Cooke will arrive in Warren County but he is expected to arrive Thursday night. He will be scheduled for arraignment once he arrives back in the county. At this time he is expected to be held at Warren County Jail pending his arraignment.