The Associated Press reported around 5:40 p.m. today Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a ranch in Texas.
He was 79 years old.
Scalia was attending a private gathering at the Cibolo Creek Ranch near Shafter, Tx., according to My San Antonio news.
The FBI and U.S. Marshal Service, along with the Presidio County Tx. sheriff’s office, assisted in the investigation into the staunch conservative’s death. A person close to the investigation said foul play is not suspected.
Scalia has set on the bench for 30 years, after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.