The widow of antivirus software founder John McAfee shared her last words with him before his death last month.
“I have been trying to find the right words to fully express my thoughts. I am still shocked. It’s really unbelievable,” Janice McAfee wrote in the statement released. Twitter Tuesday. “John shouldn’t be in jail for a day, let alone nearly nine months. I talked to him twice on the morning of the 23rd. In our last conversation, we talked about the court’s decision to extradite him to the United States. “
McAfee was found dead by hanging himself in a Spanish prison on June 23. A few hours later, the Spanish National Court approved his extradition to the United States.
In October last year, he was arrested in Spain on charges of tax evasion in the United States. Federal prosecutors filed criminal and civil charges, accusing him of not paying income tax within four years.
Janis disputed the findings of the Catalan Ministry of Justice officials. They said that “everything shows” that McAfee has ended his life.
“The story of John’s suicide was prepared and presented to the public before I or his lawyer was informed of his death. Words cannot describe how angry I was that I had to hear about John’s death over the phone. DM on Twitter,” Janice wrote in her statement. “It is now convenient to report that a’suicide note’ was found in his pocket. I did not mention this when I collected John’s belongings from the prison, and the media somehow told me and John’s lawyers. I got another piece of information in front of me.”
The statement continued: “The investigation into John’s death is still ongoing, but I will share as much information I can provide.” “Until then, I will not accept’suicide’ stories spread by malignant tumors. [mainstream media]. They and their unnamed sources are not credible. “
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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