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Justice Antonin Scalia dead

Antonin Scalia (Credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

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The San Antonio Express News and other Texas outlets are reporting the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

According to the Express News:

Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said.

Scalia, 79, was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a resort in the Big Bend region south of Marfa.

According to a report, Scalia arrived at the ranch on Friday and attended a private party with about 40 people. When he did not appear for breakfast, a person associated with the ranch went to his room and found a body.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has now confirmed the death in a statement, calling him “a man…

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