Guatemala releases McAfee, headed to leave for US

Software founder McAfee released in Guatemala, headed to airport for US flight

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Guatemala releases McAfee, heads for flight to US
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2012, file photo, software company founder John McAfee listens to a question during an interview at a local restaurant in Guatemala City. McAfee said Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, a live-stream Internet broadcast from the Guatemalan detention center where he is fighting a government order that he be returned to Belize, that he wants to return to the United States and "settle down to whatever normal life" he can. Police in neighboring Belize want to question McAfee in the fatal shooting of a U.S. expatriate who lived near his home on a Belizean island in November. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File)

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."

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