McAfee, Antivirus Software Founder, Wanted in Murder Case

The founder of the software antivirus company McAfee Inc., John McAfee, is wanted by police in the Central American nation of Belize in connection with a murder of another U.S. citizen). He is a prime suspect in the murder of American expatriate Gregory Faull, a builder from Florida who was shot Saturday night at his home in San Pedro Town on the island of Ambergris Caye. Sites are reporting that four of McAfee’s dogs were poisoned last weekend and now the neighbor was murdered at his house. John McAfee retired to Belize in 2008. A Wired contributing editor is posting updates about McAfee evading police here. Odd that we live in a world where you can read the status updates of a man on the run as they happen. I guess we will see reporters live-tweeting murder suspects running from the police from now on.

John McAfee

McAfee’s life has turned in recent years from cybersecurity to drugs, guns, prostitution and violence, explained Jeff Wise, a freelance reporter who broke the story. “He will tell you he moved to Belize for the good life, for the country, to rescue the Belizean people from poverty,” Wise told In reality, McAfee became embroiled in bath salts and the quest for the ultimate high, he said.


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