Country Singer Craig Strickland Found Dead After Reported Missing a Week Ago

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Craig Strickland. Photo: Richey Miller/Corbis

Authorities have found the body of 29-year-old country singer Craig Strickland after a weeklong search in Oklahoma, E! reports. The Backroad Anthem front man was reported missing after he disappeared seven days ago, following a duck-hunting trip with his friend Chase Morland, who was found dead on December 28. Morland tweeted on December 27, the day they went missing, "In case we don't come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. #IntoTheStorm," a message Strickland retweeted. Strickland's black Labrador Sam was found alive with Morland's body and their capsized boat. Strickland's body was recovered on Monday morning at Kaw Lake near the original search site. Strickland's wife, Helen, who has been updating fans on social media throughout the search, has confirmed the news of Craig's death: