Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee tells the bizarre and sordid tale of tech millionaire John McAfee - famed for inventing anti-virus software that made him hundreds of millions of dollars and his Libertarian candidacy for President - who would infamously later go off the grid to live in Belize, build a compound and harem, become a drug lord and ultimately a suspect in his neighbor's murder after allegedly poisoning his dog.

The director, Nanette Burstein, who premiered the documentary at the Toronto Film Festival, ultimately lays out a narrative which theorizes exactly how McAfee used his hit men and bodyguards to commit the brutal murder against an American expat while also contending he had his hands in an additional murder and the rape of a Harvard biologist who was running a lab with him in the Central American country.

"I was blown away,” Burnstein said in a phone interview with Fortune. “I didn’t expect to find the amount of shocking details that I did.”

“Is he absolutely guilty of both murders?" she adds. "Do I have DNA evidence to prove it? I can’t. But I think that the evidence is so damning against him that I want people to think about how someone can get away with doing something like this.”

Gringo: The Dangerous Life of John McAfee is currently airing on Showtime.

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