U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia found dead in Texas

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been found dead at a resort in Texas.

According to reports, the 79-year-old arrived Friday at the west Texas resort to attend a private party and was found dead in his room Saturday morning after he didn't show up for breakfast.

He is believed to have died of natural causes.

Scalia served in the Nixon and Ford administrations.

He was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986 by President Reagan.

He served on the Supreme Court for nearly 30 years and was the first Italian-American justice on the court.

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