An undated file photo of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, who was found dead on Saturday morning, Feb. 13, 2016, at a West Texas ranch, where he had been attending a private function. He was 79.
In a statement, Chief Justice John Roberts said, "He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues. His passing is a great loss to the court and the country he so loyally served. We extend our deepest condolences to his wife, Maureen, and his family."
By CBSNews.com senior producer David Morgan. The Associated Press contributed to this report.