Body of Craig Strickland recovered

Posted by on Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The body of country singer Craig Strickland was recovered on Monday after his boat capsized during severe weather into an Oklahoma lake.

The country music singer was reported missing on December 27, 2015, during a duck hunting trip.

Stickland and a friend, Chase R. Morland, went missing during severe winter storm. 

Strickland's dog was found safe.

Chase Morland left a tweet that stated “In case we don’t come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. #IntoTheStorm.”

Strickland was 29 years old. He was country music lead frontman for the group Backroad Anthem from Fayetteville, Arkansas. Craig was named The Arkansas CW Star. He was married to former Miss Arkansas Helen Elizabeth.

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