and now, abc news tonight is speaking to a man whose name has surfaced in a murder inquiry as he has created a worldwide frenzy. His behavior described by "the new york times" as tisometimes just... See More
and now, abc news tonight is speaking to a man whose name has surfaced in a murder inquiry as he has created a worldwide frenzy. His behavior described by "the new york times" as tisometimes just bizarre. You may have heard the name McAFEE. He created the anti-virus software. But tonight, he sits down in guatemala with abc's matt gutman, who wribrings you the strange encounter. Reporter: After weeks on the lam, software security pioneer john mcafee has surfaced in guatemala. He's an internet legend. His name still pops up when many open their computers. At one point, he was worth $100 million. In 2009, he took his money and moved to tropical belize, living an excentric life style on this ocean front compound. Three weeks ago, his next door neighbor turned up dead who do you think killed greg faull? How should I know? Reporter: Police want him for questioning. But the 67-year-old went on the run. He and his girlfriend lived in closets. And he wore disguises. I had a cane. I was walking like this and i had my jaws stuffed with toilet paper. Reporter: But his behavior in hiding quickly brought atings to him and his sanity. All the while, he kept contact with some reporters. If I were a madman -- Reporter: Mcafee told abc news the police want him dead. But the police say he's not even a suspect. Right here. Reporter: But guatemala, hoping for asylum. He says he still has money and won't rule out going back to the u.S. Matt gutman, abc news, guatemala city.
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