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Former White House Chef Found Dead in New Mexico

He had been missing since last week.

Walter Scheib
Walter Scheib
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Former White House chef Walter Scheib has died. He was 61.

According to reports, authorities found Scheib's body in the mountains of New Mexico, where the chef had gone hiking. They had been searching for him since he was reported missing last week.

Scheib cooked for presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush during his tenure as White House chef.

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