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Country Singer Craig Strickland's Body Recovered In Oklahoma

Craig Strickland's body was found in the original search area of Kaw Lake in Oklahoma.

By Lexie Hammesfahr | January 4, 2016

The body of country singer Craig Strickland was found Monday morning in the original search area of Kaw Lake in Kay County, Oklahoma. 

The lead singer for the country band Backroad Anthem was duck hunting with a friend during the Goliath winter storm. His friend, Chase Morland, was found dead after their boat capsized. (Video via BRA Touring / Backroad Anthem)

But a glimmer of hope for finding Strickland came when his dog was found alive on a river bank last week. 

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Backroad Anthem is an up-and-coming country band that consisted of Strickland and five other members.

Strickland is survived by his wife and former Miss Arkansas, Helen Strickland. 

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