WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been taken to a funeral home in El Paso, Texas, where officials are waiting to hear whether an autopsy will be performed. A manager for Sunset Funeral Homes says a procession that included about 20 law enforcement officers arrived at the funeral home early today. The procession traveled the more than three hours from the West Texas resort ranch whereScalia was found dead in his room yesterday at age 79.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.

The U.S. Marshal's Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of South Texas.

The service's spokeswoman, Donna Sellers, says Scalia had retired for the evening and was found dead Saturday morning when he did not appear for breakfast.

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