Guatemala releases McAfee, headed to leave for US

Guatemala releases McAfee, headed to leave for US

December 12th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

In this photo released by Guatemala's Human Rights Ombudsman's office, software company founder John McAfee is photographed in an immigration detention center in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. The anti-virus guru was arrested at a hotel in an upscale neighborhood with the help of Interpol agents, hours after he said he would seek asylum in the Central American country. Guatemalan authorities were awaiting orders from their Foreign Ministry about whether to send him back to Belize, where he is a person of interest in the killing of a fellow expatriate American. (AP Photo/Guatemala's Human Rights Ombudsman's office)

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ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Anti-virus software founder John McAfee has been released from detention in Guatemala and is heading to the United States.

Guatemalan immigration officials have escorted McAfee to the Guatemala City airport.

McAfee says he's going to catch a flight to Miami, Florida.

McAfee said Wednesday "I'm free, I'm going to America."