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Murder suspect fights extradition
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The man accused of killing a local couple in their home is fighting extradition as law enforcement officials try to bring him back to Tennessee to face murder charges.Bryan Cooke, 39, has been released from a hospital and is in jail in Jacksonville, Fla. He was arrested Tuesday morning after police broke down his hotel room door and found him lying naked on a bed next to a pile of cash.Cooke is accused of killing Gary and Gail Dodson in their Fairview-area home. Investigators place the time of the crime between 9 p.m. Sunday, the last known contact with the Dodsons, and 5:30 a.m. Monday, the time their bodies were discovered.District Attorney Lisa Zavogiannis says returning Cooke to Warren County should not present a problem.“If he wasn’t fighting this, we’d already have him back here,” said Zavogiannis.