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A man has been extradited from Lismore to Qld to face charges over the murder of a nightclub promoter last month.

Police say Dion Pydde, 26, of Hope Island, who they allege is a member of the Finks outlaw motorcycle group, will be charged with murder and robbery.

He was arrested in Byron Bay on Friday and the extradition order was made a Lismore Court yesterday.

Nightclub promoter Tamara Cousins fell 31 storeys to his death on 11 May after what police allege was a drug-deal gone wrong.

A second man, Christopher Cairns, 24, also of Hope Island has been charged with relation to the death.


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