Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies In His Sleep

(SL) – According to the Daily Mail, 79-year old Supreme Court Justice Scalia died of apparent natural causes while staying at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in the Big Bend region south of Marfa.

Scalia spent the day quail hunting before arriving at the ranch on Friday to attend a private party with approximately 40 other people.


Scalia leaves behind his wife of 55 years, Maureen, as well as their nine children and 28 grandchildren.

He wasn’t feeling well and went to bed early, CNN reported.

When he did not show up for breakfast in the morning, a person associated with the ranch went to check on him and found his body in his room.

Retiring Chief Justice Warren Burger (right) administers and oath to Associate Justice Antonin Scalia as Scalia’s wife, Maureen, holds the Bible during ceremonies on September 26th, 1968

The US Marshal Service, the Presidio County sheriff and the FBI are investigating Scalia’s death but there was no evidence of foul play, a federal official told My San Antonio.


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