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John McAfee Update: Software founder wanted for questioning in Belize death settles in Portland, Ore.

Software company founder John McAfee leaves an migration detention center for the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. McAfee was released from detention in Guatemala and is being deported to the U.S. McAfee was detained last week for immigration violations after he sneaked into Guatemala from neighboring Belize, where authorities sought to question him about the murder of his neighbor. AP Photo/Moises Castillo

Software company founder John McAfee
AP Photo/Moises Castillo

(CBS/KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. - Anti-virus software founder John McAfee has settled in Oregon after weeks of evading authorities from Belize who want to ask him about the death of his neighbor.

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According to CBS affiliate KOIN, McAfee plans to buy a house in Portland, where he's collaborating with a blogger on a cartoon book and a movie about his life.

"We have sort of a collective," he said. "And Portland is the central place for that."

McAfee was deported from Guatemala after sneaking in illegally from Belize, where police want to question him in connection with the death of Gregory Viant Faull, a U.S. expatriate, who lived near him on an island off Belize's coast. U.S. officials said there was no active arrest for warrant for McAfee that would justify taking him into custody.

The software founder told the Oregonian he is working to keep his name in the media and spark controversy in order to help in the future sale of his book and movie.

"I need to sell this book and this comic novel and this documentary," McAfee reportedly said. "I can't do it unless people feel highly charged one way or the other, right?

Finally, an honest man.

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