Spanish authorities have but to conclude their probe into McAfee’s alleged suicide
The household of late entrepreneur John McAfee remains to be making an attempt to get his physique launched from a Spanish jail greater than seven months after his loss of life, in accordance with a MarketWatch report.
After talking to a number of folks concerned within the case, senior reporter Jon Swartz wrote on Wednesday that McAfee’s physique remains to be in a “jail morgue freezer someplace in or close to Barcelona” as a Spanish decide has but to conclude their investigation into McAfee’s loss of life.
McAfee – a US citizen who based anti-virus firm McAfee Corp – was imprisoned in Spain in October 2020 over US tax evasion prices. After a Spanish court docket approved his extradition to the US in June 2021, McAfee was discovered lifeless on the age of 75 in his jail cell from an obvious suicide. The case, nonetheless, generated a major quantity of controversy after McAfee’s spouse claimed she didn’t consider her husband killed himself.
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Swartz reported on Wednesday that whereas it stays unclear why McAfee’s physique has not been launched from Spain, his spouse and his daughter had been individually preventing for custody. Swartz additionally reported that the ultimate investigation report by Spanish Choose Victor Espigares Jimenez into McAfee’s loss of life had not but been made.
Pleasure Athanasiou, the lawyer who’s representing McAfee’s daughter Jen, advised MarketWatch that to her data, Spanish authorities “have performed nothing to the physique” and “it has been sitting there [in a freezer] all these months.”
Lawyer Nishay Sanan, who represented McAfee in jail, stated that it was “one of many strangest instances I’ve seen in my profession.”
Whereas McAfee’s daughter initially sought to have her father’s physique cremated and transported again to the US, she has allegedly since given up her declare to the physique “to forestall extra delay of her father’s burial.”
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