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Software company founder John McAfee was denied political asylum in Guatemala on Thursday and police in Belize said they expected him to be flown back soon for questioning about the killing of a fellow American expatriate.

Soon after the announcement he was rushed to hospital complaining of chest pains.

Reuters reported via McAfee’s lawyer that the former anti-virus guru had two mild-heart attacks earlier in the day.

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Guatemalan authorities said McAfee’s request for asylum had been denied but did not explain why. Shortly after the decision was announced, McAfee issued a plea on his blog for the public to petition Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to let him stay.

“Please email the President of Guatemala and beg him to allow the court system to proceed, to determine my status in Guatemala, and please support the political asylum that I am asking for,”…

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