Former White House Chef’s Body Discovered Off Cliff in New Mexico

June 22, 2015

61-year-old Walter Scheib had been missing for a week.

Walter Scheib, a chef who served in the White House kitchen between 1994 and 2005 was found dead in the New Mexico mountains this weekend. He was 61.

Scheib had been missing for over a week. He was last seen about to embark upon a hike solo through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, according to the Washington Post.

Authorities have not released a cause of death, according to NPR. Scheib was discovered just off a trail in Taos, N.M. (about 70 miles North of Santa Fe) last night. It is unclear if a fall or…