John McAfee died photo

Spanish media announced that  the 75-year-old former antivirus innovator was found dead in his cell after a Spanish court ruled in favour of his extradition to the United States to face tax fraud charges.

John McAfee, the antivirus intellect turned cryptocurrency enthusiast, claimed murderer, and contended tax evader, was found dead in a prison cell in Spain, according to numerous allegations by Spanish media.

On Wednesday, a Spanish court-sanctioned that McAfee was to be extradited to the United States, where he encountered charges for tax fraud. 

News announcements say he was found dead and the authorities suspect he died by suicide. 

John McAfee photo

McAfee, 75, made a success in the late 1980s and early 1990s after he established McAfee Associates, one of the first companies to make a computer antivirus. 

His involvement in the cybersecurity world virtually stopped in 1994, when he retired from the company. Since then, his life has been bogged down in one dispute after another. McAfee also began several investments, such as yoga, herbal antibiotics, and more recently cryptocurrency.

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