JOHN McAfee’s widow has insisted her husband didn’t kill himself in a Barcelona jail whereas awaiting extradition to the US — and blamed US authorities for his loss of life.

Janice McAfee, 38, mentioned she needed a radical investigation on the circumstances of the 75-year-old’s loss of life on Wednesday in what the authorities mentioned was an obvious suicide.


Lawyer Javier Villalba, left and John McAfee’s spouse Janice communicate briefly with journalists on leaving the Brians 2 penitentiary centre[/caption]

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McAfee was discovered hanged in his cell in Barcelona as he awaited extradition to the US[/caption]

Authorities in Spain are conducting an post-mortem on McAfee’s physique however have indicated that every little thing on the scene indicated that the 75-year-old killed himself.

However McAfee’s lawyer Javier Villalba mentioned he would request a second post-mortem on the request of the McAfee household.

Janice, chatting with reporters outdoors the Brians 2 penitentiary northwest of Barcelona, the place she recovered her late husband’s belongings, mentioned: “His final phrases to me had been I like you and I’ll name you within the night.

“These phrases aren’t phrases of anyone who’s suicidal.”

I blame the U.S. authorities for this tragedy

John McAfee's widow

Outcomes of McAfee’s post-mortem may take “days or even weeks,” authorities have mentioned.

Janice mentioned: “We had been ready for that call and had a plan of motion already in place to enchantment that call.

“I blame the U.S. authorities for this tragedy: Due to these politically motivated expenses towards him my husband is now lifeless.”

McAfee was arrested on the Barcelona airport in October final 12 months on a warrant issued by prosecutors in Tennessee for allegedly evading greater than £2.8million ($4m) in taxes.


McAfee is pictured right here as testified by way of video throughout an extradition listening to final Tuesday[/caption]

Hours earlier than he was discovered lifeless, Spain’s Nationwide Courtroom agreed to his extradition to the US — but the choice was not last.

Following his arrest at Barcelona airport final 12 months, McAfee’s “suicide” got here after he tweeted from his cell: “If I die like Epstein, I didn’t do it”.

The anti-virus tech mogul allegedly killed himself on Wednesday hours after a choose agreed to extradite him to the US on tax evasion and cryptocurrency rip-off expenses.

Gun-loving McAfee had been arrested in Spain final October as he boarded a flight to Turkey.


Weeks later, he instructed his 1.1million Twitter followers from jail in Barcelona: “I’m content material in right here. The meals is sweet. All is effectively.

“Know that if I hold myself, a la Epstein, it will likely be no fault of mine.”

It was a reference to the disgraced tycoon Jeffrey Epstein, discovered hanged in jail in 2019 whereas awaiting trial on underage intercourse trafficking expenses.

Conspiracy theorists have steered Epstein was murdered by high-profile authority figures who feared he would implicate them.

Two years in the past, he additionally tweeted his worry over being killed.

The tweet included {a photograph} of himself with a tattoo that mentioned $WHACKD and the caption learn: “Getting refined messages from U.S. officers saying, in impact: ‘We’re coming for you McAfee! We’re going to kill your self’. I bought a tattoo right this moment simply in case.”

A tweet resurfaced following the studies that McAfee had died exhibiting him deny that he would ever kill himself

Three days earlier than his loss of life, Janice additionally alleged folks needed him lifeless.

“I do know John is a particularly polarizing particular person. Imagine me, I do know this higher than most!” Janice wrote within the prolonged word on Father’s Day.

“However I additionally know, in addition to any of you who observe him on Twitter, that he has all the time been trustworthy about who’s is. ALWAYS. Typically too trustworthy, generally sharing greater than any of us cared to find out about him!

“John’s honesty has typically gotten him in bother with corrupt governments and corrupt authorities officers due to his outspoken nature and his refusal to be extorted, intimidated, or silenced,” she claimed.

“Now the US authorities are decided to have John in jail to make an instance of him for talking out towards corruption inside their authorities businesses.”

Janice McAfee issued the word on Twitter on Sunday
Janice despatched a Father’s Day message to John McAfee on Sunday
He was pictured in jail again in 2019 trying glad, though not too long ago he complained he was lonely

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