Strickland's band to play Fayetteville show in his honor

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KAY COUNTY, Okla. —

Quick Facts:

  • Two hunters disappeared after their boat capsized at Kaw Lake
  • The body of Chase Morland, 22, was found around 11 a.m. on Dec. 28
  • The body of Craig Strickland, 29, was found on Monday Morning
  • Strickland's band, Backroad Anthem, will play a show in his honor in Fayetteville on Jan. 16.

The body of a missing country singer was recovered Monday morning near Kaw Lake.

Officials confirmed they found Craig Strickland's body. He was 29. He and his friend, Chase Morland, were hunting when their boat capsized during late December storms.  Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Kay County deputies recovered Morland's body on Dec. 28. 

Strickland's wife posted on Instagram that Strickland's body was found on a hill near the lake where he'd made his way out of the water, but hypothermia set in and he died laying on the hill.

<blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-version="6" ><div > <div > <div ></div></div> <p > <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BAIQA3oHZN5/" target="_blank">Craig was found today. We can finally rest knowing that he is at Home in Heaven with his Father. The night of the accident he had fought his way out of the water and up a hill before the stages of hypothermia set in. He experienced no pain in his final moments and simply felt like he was falling asleep. They found him lying in the shape of a cross looking up to his Father. Thank you to every single person who prayed for him and our family during this time. There was not a more peaceful way for him to go into the arms of our Lord, and I know your prayers had a role in making that happen. I know he saw Jesus at that moment when he laid down and walked arm in arm with Him into a better Everlasting Life. I love you with all my heart Craig Michael. #craigstrickland</a></p> <p >A photo posted by Helen Wisner Strickland (@helenelizabethstrickland) on <time datetime="2016-01-04T19:30:06+00:00">Jan 4, 2016 at 11:30am PST</time></p></div></blockquote><script async defer src="//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js"></script>

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The hunters were in a boat that capsized sometime around 9 p.m. Sunday in Kaw Lake. Deputies were called and found the boat just after midnight. Officials told FOX23 on Wednesday they think the men and a dog were on a boat that was too small for all three. They believe the boat capsized while they were waiting to hunt. The lake the men were on is five feet above normal due to recent rains.

The body of Chase Morland, 22, was found around 11 a.m. Dec. 28. 

Officials told FOX23 they were using sonar to scan the lake. Cadaver dogs from Missouri joined the search Thursday. They said no life jackets have been found near the boat or on Morland's body.

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Strickland's wife, a former Miss Arkansas, is using Twitter to post updates and ask for prayers.

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Crews called off the search Wednesday once the sun went down and will resume Thursday:

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On Jan. 2, search crews were able to identify where Strickland and Morland entered the water. That allowed them to narrow the search area by half:

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Strickland's band, Backroad Anthem, will play a show in his honor on Jan. 16 at George's Magestic Lounge in Fayetteville, Ark.

The church will live stream Strickland's memorial service Tuesday.