Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee caught, claims blog

Sydney, Dec. 2 (ANI): Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee, who was wanted by authorities in Belize for his neighbour's murder, has been captured after weeks on the run, according to his blog.

"We have received an unconfirmed report that John McAfee has been captured at the border of Belize and Mexico," stated McAfee's official blog,

The website, which McAfee launched to counter what he sees as erroneous claims by the media or authorities about him, said it would provide more information as it became available, reports

Police have said they want to question the 67-year-old about the murder of fellow American Gregory Faull, a Florida native who was found dead at his home last month in a pool of blood on the Caribbean island of Ambergris Caye.

According to a police report, 52-year-old Faull was shot in the back of the head. There were no signs of a break-in, and a laptop and mobile phone were missing.

McAfee had said he feared for his life and was fleeing authorities with whom he has been at odds ever since refusing to make a donation to a local politician's campaign. (ANI)


Get stories like this on the Yahoo app and discover more every day.
Download it now.