Arkansas-based Backroad Anthem lead singer Craig Strickland disappeared during a duck hunting excursion in Oklahoma amid winter storm Goliath over the weekend.
Strickland and hunting partner Chase Morland’s boat capsized and search crews have recovered 22-year-old Morland’s body. The 29-year-old country musician is still unaccounted for, but his hunting dog, Sam, was found alive.
Helen Strickland, Craig’s wife and Miss Arkansas USA 2014, has been posting updates via her Twitter account. Strangely enough, Morland Tweeted about the trip prior to departing, “In case we don’t come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. #IntoTheStorm.”
The search has been called off for the night, bringing boat with sonar in morning. A friend gave me these words! We are…
Posted by Backroad Anthem on Monday, December 28, 2015
We’ll be hoping, praying, and thinking of those searching!