John McAfee, Antivirus Software Pioneer, Found Dead in Spanish Prison at 75

Death comes hours after a Spanish court approved his extradition to the U.S. to face tax-related criminal charges

Sean Burch

John McAfee in 2012 (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

John McAfee, the founder of McAfee antivirus software, died in a jail cell in Barcelona on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. He was 75.

Earlier in the day, A Spanish court had issued a preliminary ruling McAfee could be extradited to the United States to face tax-evasion charges.

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