Body of country singer Strickland recovered in Oklahoma

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Posted: Jan 04, 2016 2:30 PM

(Reuters) - The body of country singer Craig Strickland, who was reported missing on Dec. 27 after going on a duck hunt, has been found in Oklahoma, officials and his wife said on Monday.

"He is safe with his Father in Heaven," Tweeted his wife, Helen Strickland.

The body of the Backroad Anthem lead singer was found by Kaw Lake in northern Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Chris Reese)