Freed McAfee deported to US

Guatemala has deported wanted anti-virus software founder John McAfee to the US after releasing him from prison. Mr McAfee had been denied political asylum after evading officials in Belize who want to question him over the death of his neighbour.

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Fugitive software millionaire John McAfee arrested

Software company founder John McAfee has been arrested in Guatemala City for entering the country illegally.

Software millionaire John McAfee Credit: Reuters

Interior minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said today McAfee was detained by police at a hotel in a wealthy neighbourhood.

Yesterday McAfee said he had formally requested asylum in Guatemala, claiming he is being persecuted in Belize, where he is wanted for questioning over the fatal shooting of a neighbour.

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