Software program Mogul John McAfee’s Loss of life Dominated As Suicide By Spanish Courtroom

Software Mogul John McAfee's Death Ruled As Suicide By Spanish Court

John McAfee launched the world’s first business anti-virus software program in 1987. (File)

Madrid, Spain:

A Spanish court docket has dominated John McAfee dedicated suicide, a court docket doc seen by Reuters confirmed on Friday, bringing to a detailed a probe in regards to the loss of life of the software program entrepreneur.

McAfee, who launched the world’s first business anti-virus software program in 1987, was discovered useless, aged 75, on June 23, 2021, in his jail cell just a few hours after Spain’s excessive court docket authorised his extradition to the USA on tax evasion costs.

The British-American tech mogul had been within the Barcelona-area Brians 2 jail for eight months following his arrest after years on the run from U.S. authorities.

Though the post-mortem had already decided he died by suicide, his household had filed an enchantment asking for a extra in-depth investigation into his loss of life.

His physique has been in a Barcelona morgue, ready for the court docket course of to be resolved.

“There’s not a single component of suspicion, of a cost towards a 3rd occasion, of legal behaviour,” mentioned the ruling, dated July 24 however launched on Friday.

His household didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

The ruling cannot be appealed earlier than an bizarre court docket.

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