The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of country singer Craig M. Strickland has been recovered from an Oklahoma lake
Craig Strickland, 29,lead singer of the country-rock band Backroad Anthem was reported missing after a weekend hunting trip with his good friend Chase Morland. Family members became worried after not hearing from the two in more than 24 hours.
On Monday, authorities located Morland’s body.
Authorities believe the boat they were in while duck hunting capsized. It was located sometime after midnight Monday. A prayer vigil took place Monday night at the Cross Church Springdale student building after the search was called off for the night.
Since the search started, many fans have taken to Twitter to send prayers.
We love you Craig Michael. Come home. pic.twitter.com/Qiym6OrPiY— Helen Strickland (@HelenWisner) December 29, 2015
Strickland’s wife, Helen Strickland, has also been using social media to update fans.
Craig is still missing. The search has been called for the night. It will resume again in the morning with a sonar boat. Still need prayers.— Helen Strickland (@HelenWisner) December 29, 2015
Please say special prayers for Chase Morland. They were very close. Craig is still missing please pray 4 safe retrn pic.twitter.com/pbM3qNUAWS— Backroad Anthem (@BackroadAnthem) December 28, 2015
Strickland and Morland are both from Arkansas.