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John McAfee, antivirus software pioneer, wanted for questioning over murder in Belize


The McAfee logo is displayed outside of the company's headquarters August 19, 2010 in Santa Clara, California. The company's founder John McAfee is wanted for questioning in Belize over a fellow American's murder.


Justin Sullivan

John McAfee, the founder of antivirus software company McAfee, is wanted for questioning over the murder of another US citizen in Belize, according to local police. 

McAfee is one of the main suspect in 52-year-old builder Gregory Faull's murder. Faull was shot Saturday night at his home in San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye Island, according to Marco Vidal, head of the national police force's Gang Suppression Unit. 

His body was discovered Sunday by his housekeeper, who called the police, according to the Associated Press. Faull's phone and computer were missing, but police did not find signs of forced entry. 

Faull and McAfee were reportedly "at odds for some time," Gizmodo reported. Faull reportedly filed a formal complaint against the software pioneer last Wednesday, saying that McAfee had fired guns and behaved "roguishly." 

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Martinez says other neighbors have been questioned, but McAfee has not been home, and was not able to be reached for comment by the AP. 

McAfee had reportedly become estranged from fellow Americans and other expats in Belize in recent years, and had been posting on a message board called Bluelight about the psychoactive compounds commonly called "bath salts" since 2010, according to Gizmodo. His behavior has been described as "erratic" by those who know him. 

McAfee was arrested in Belize earlier this year for possessing illegal weapons, according to Mashable