Software Billionaire John McAfee Wanted for Questioning in Murder

Police want to talk to anti-virus software mogul about killing of his neighbor in Belize.
3:00 | 11/13/12

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Now, to the software billionaire suspected of murder. john McAfee made a fortune on anti-virus software that runs on computers around the world. Now, he's being chased by police in the tiny country of the belize, who believe he may be behind the killing of his neighbor. Matt gutman has more. Reporter: Good morning. john McAfee lived the kind of lifecentral america that scared the people that knew him. Now, the name that was synonymous with security, could be synonymous with drugs and murder. This picture may tell the story of a man many believe has become increasingly poid and is now on the run. I hid for almost 18 hours. Lying in the bottom of cabs, boats. I'll do whatever it takes to Reporter: Mcafee, the former millionaire founder of the anti-virus software company that still bares his name, tells "wired" magazine that he's hiding out from police in belize. He sounded scared. He sounded nervous. He was convinced that the police were going to kill him if they found him. Reporter: Their search for the 67-year-old. This morning, he's a person of interest in the death of his neighbor, greg faull, an american who lived next to McAFEE, WAS FOUND DEAD SATURDAY Night, in his hacienda. McAFEE SEEN HERE TELLS "WIRED," He believes police poisoned his dog and insists they killed his neighbor, insisting he had nothing to do with faull's death. I heard that he had been shot. That made me even more paranoid because I thought someone was searching for me. Reporter: But police tell a different story. THEY said McAfee had become erratic and even violent. Something the reporter witnessed firsthand recently. I went to visit him. And he scared me a great deal. I seriously entertained doubts whether I was going to get out of his house alive. Reporter: The fortune mcafee amassed seeped to evaporate during the recession. Abc news profiled him as he auctioned off his possessions in 2009, before moving to belize, the country he now says is trying to kill him. He says he has no plan of leaving belize, the place he called the nicest on earth. But police are still searching for him. If they do decide to charge him for murder, they'll keep him in detention until they enter proceedings against him. And he could face the death penalty. Matt, thanks very much. And, george, now, turning to the holiday wars heating up

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