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On the run, software guru McAfee says has left Belize

Published on Dec 4, 2012 7:18 AM
This photo taken Nov 13, 2012 in Washington, DC shows a woman viewing a facebook page belonging to John McAfee (pictured). Fugitive software pioneer John McAfee has dismissed reports of his capture, claiming that it was in fact a double carrying a North Korean passport who was detained for "pre-planned misbehaviour".  -- PHOTO: AFP

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - US anti-virus software guru John McAfee said on Monday he has left the tropical paradise of Belize, where police want to question him in connection with his neighbor's murder.

Mr McAfee has been in hiding since police said they wanted to question him as "a person of interest" about the murder of fellow American Gregory Faull, with whom McAfee had quarreled.

Mr McAfee says he believes authorities in Belize would kill him if he turned himself in for questioning. Belize's prime minister has called the 67-year-old "bonkers".

"We are not in Belize, but not quite out of the woods yet," McAfee wrote on his blog www.whoismcafee.com, saying he was accompanied by two journalists and a woman called Sam.

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