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American computer programmer and businessman

John McAfee is ...

Born 18 Sep 1945 in Cinderford
Died 23 Jun 2021 in Centre Penitenciari Brians 2
Age75 years, 9 months
John McAfee
John McAfee
John McAfee speaks out at Def Con 2014.

About John McAfee

John McAfee born on 18 September 1945 in Cinderford. He is a citizen of United States of America and United Kingdom. John McAfee was educated at Roanoke College. He died on 23 June 2021 in Centre Penitenciari Brians 2 from a hanging at age 75 years, 9 months. He lived at Salem.

He was an American computer programmer and businessman.

John McAfee has worked as a programmer, engineer, businessperson, computer scientist and politician.

He is also known as John David McAfee.


On 12 November 2012, Belize police began to search for McAfee as a person of interest in connection to the homicide investigation of American expatriate Gregory Viant Faull, who was found dead of a gunshot wound the day before, at his home on the island of Ambergris Caye, the largest island in Belize. Faull was a neighbor of McAfee's. In a contemporary interview with Wired, McAfee said he had been afraid police would kill him and refused their routine questions and evaded them. He buried himself in sand for several hours with a cardboard box over his head. Belize's prime minister, Dean Barrow, called him "extremely paranoid, even bonkers". He fled Belize rather than cooperate.

In December, the magazine Vice accidentally gave away McAfee's location at a Guatemalan resort, when a photo taken by one of its journalists accompanying him was posted with the EXIF geolocation metadata still attached.

While in Guatemala, McAfee asked Chad Essley, an American cartoonist and animator, to set up a blog so he could write about his experience while on the run. He then appeared publicly in Guatemala City, where he unsuccessfully sought political asylum. On 5 December, he was arrested for illegally entering Guatemala. Shortly afterward, the board reviewing his asylum plea denied it and he was taken to a detention center to await deportation to Belize.