Autopsy confirms tech tycoon John McAfee’s suicide in Spanish prison
Newly launched autopsy outcomes validate that questionable tech magnate John McAfee took his own life inside a Spanish jail cell while waiting for extradition to the United States.
The initial coroner’s report validates the preliminary decision by regional authorities that his cause of death was suicide, the Spanish- language paper El Pais reported on Monday.
However, McAfee’s household has actually questioned that claim, and has actually asked for a 2nd and independent autopsy, El Pais stated.
But sources near the case exposed previously on Monday that McAfee had a suicide note in his pocket when guards discovered him and attempted to restore him, according to reports.
The source did not expose the contents of the note.
The 75-year-old’s body was discovered in the Barcelona jail on Wednesday, simply hours after a Spanish court ruled he would be extradited to the United States to deal with tax evasion charges.
A regular tweeter, McAfee had long declared that United States authorities were out to eliminate him and would make it appear like a suicide– and even had a tattoo that checked out, “$WHACKD.”
In a puzzling post on Twitter in 2015, he quipped, “Know that if I hang myself, a la Epstein, it will be no fault of mine”– a recommendation to founded guilty paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, took his own life in a New York jail while waiting for trial for sex-trafficking.
McAfee sustained much more conspiracy theories when a strange post on his Instagram account– with simply the letter Q– appeared hours after his death.
He had actually not utilized the account considering that he was imprisoned however had actually referenced QAnon on Twitter in earlier posts. QAnon fans think a cabal of Satanic cannibalistic paedophiles run the United States federal government.
McAfee had actually been imprisoned at the Brians 2 jail considering that October while a Spanish tribunal thought about whether to honour the extradition order.
Federal district attorneys in Tennessee had actually released a warrant for McAfee, declaring that he evaded more than $4 million in taxes.
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