John McAfee

John McAfee, the creator of the world’s first antivirus, dies in a Spanish prison

John McAfee

John McAfee, the creator of the world’s first antivirus, was found dead in his cell at a prison near Barcelona, Spain on Wednesday (June 23).

John McAfee is known worldwide as the guru of antivirus. However, there has been no official confirmation as to how he died.

A government official informed the Associated Press on Wednesday. The decision came hours before the death of 75-year-old John McPhee in the case of extradition from Spain to the US.

John McPhee was ordered to be handed over to America in the case of tax evasion. However,

John McPhee still had the option of appealing against the court’s decision Prison administration says how John McAfee died is being investigated.

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An attempt was made to save John McAfee, but the prison’s medical team has finally certified his death,

according to a statement from the regional Catalan government. Although the statement did not identify the US tycoon,

it said he was a 75-year-old US citizen awaiting extradition to the country.

The local Catalan government said in a statement that security personnel tried to rescue him at the Brion 2 prison near the northeastern Spanish city.

But the jail medical team finally declared him brought dead.

McAfee’s name has not been given in this statement,

but it has been said that he was a 75-year-old US citizen who was to be extradited to his country.

A Catalan government source with knowledge of the matter said on condition of anonymity that the man who died was John McAfee.

A source told AP News Agency on condition of anonymity that the man who died in prison was John McAfee.

He was arrested in October 2020 John McAfee was arrested at Barcelona’s International Airport in October 2020.

Since then, he was in a Spanish prison for extradition proceedings. he is accused of tax evasion.

It is alleged that he did not share information about his income while promoting cryptocurrencies.

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