Police in Belize said they had detained three people for questioning in the death of Faull. The three detainees were one of McAfee’s bodyguards, William Mulligan; his groundskeeper, Cassian Chavaria; and a local taxi driver, Cesar Trapp. McAfee:
This is exactly what happened to Soviet dissidents when Stalin took power. If they could not catch the man himself, they rounded up all of his friends,” said McAfee, who added he fears he would be tortured or killed by police.