Country Singer Missing after Hunting Trip, found Dead

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.


BIG things to come.. w/ @chasemorland #DeerOnCam @plythal_gear

A photo posted by CRAIG STRICKLAND (@backroadcraig) on



On Monday, authorities located Morland’s body.


Everyone please say special prayers for the family of Chase Morland. They were very close friends and it is such a...

Posted by Backroad Anthem on Monday, December 28, 2015

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.

Strickland’s wife, Helen Strickland, has also been using social media to update fans. 


Strickland and Morland are both from Arkansas. 

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