Backroad Anthem Singer Craig Strickland’s Body Located

Craig Strickland Hunting with dog Sam

photo: Craig Strickland/Facebook

Our thoughts and prayers are with Craig Strickland's lovely family and friends.

Arkansas-based Backroad Anthem lead singer Craig Strickland, 29, and hunting buddy Chase Morland, 22, disappeared on December 27 while on a duck hunting trip in northern Oklahoma. The pair went missing during a severe winter storm dubbed Goliath. Morland’s body was quickly found along with their capsized boat and Strickland’s faithful hunting dog, Sam—who survived the ordeal. This morning, Craig Strickland’s body was recovered by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Marine Enforcement Division in an area of Kaw Lake called Bear Creek Cove.

The body of country singer Craig Strickland was found Monday north of Bear Creek Cove on Kaw Lake by a state game ranger…

Posted by The Ponca City News on Monday, January 4, 2016

Please keep Craig’s grieving widow, Helen Strickland, in your thoughts and prayers. She tweeted the following message after news broke, “Craig was found today. He is safe with his Father in Heaven. Thank you Lord for leading us to him today. I will praise you, Amen.”

Rest in peace, Craig. Let’s take a moment to remember the young talent through his music…

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