This is very sudden and unexpected.
Antonin Scalia, a United States Supreme Court Associate Justice, has been found dead at a luxury resort ranch in West Texas, according to federal law enforcement officials. He was 79 years old.
The judge, who was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch south of Marfa, Texas, arrived at the ranch on Friday evening and apparently attended a party with several dozen people.
When he didn't come to breakfast the next morning, a ranch employee went to his room, and found the body.
U.S. District Judge Fred Biery told reporters about being notified of Scalia's death: