John McAfee’s cause of death was given as suicide. His autopsy report indicated that John died by hanging himself in prison. John McAfee was reported dead on June 23, 2021. He was 75 years.
John was believed to have committed suicide while waiting to be extradited from the Brians 2 Penitentiary Center near Barcelona. He was imprisoned by the Spanish court on criminal charges filed in Tennessee by the United States Department of Justice Tax Division.
Although his autopsy report indicated he died by suicide, there are speculations that John was murdered. On multiple occasions, McAfee claimed if he were ever found dead by hanging, it would mean he was murdered.
McAfee’s wife, Janice McAfee, said she did not believe McAfee committed suicide and claimed the suicide note was a forgery. Janice called for a thorough investigation. Also, his ex-girlfriend, identified as Samantha Herrera, alleged that McAfee faked his death to avoid tax evasion charges.
Among all these speculations, the Spanish court ruled that John’s death was via suicide. The ruling was done on February 13, 2022.
John McAfee was a British-American computer programmer, businessman, and politician.