Craig Strickland was the lead singer of the country band named 'Backroad Anthem'. The band released their debut album "Torn" on September 4, 2015. Backroad Anthem is widely popular for energetic live shows. But is Craig Strickland dead?
Know how he died. Also, know about his marital life. Stay put.
Craig Strickland and his friend Chase Morland went missing during a duck-hunting trip in Kaw Lake in Kay County, Oklahoma. They went missing on December 27 during a series of deadly winter storms Goliath. The boat capsized and later his friend Morland was found dead.
Craig Strickland with his friend Chase Morland Source: dailymail
Craig's black lab Sam was located on the bank of Arkansas River. Throughout this whole incident, Helen Strickland remained optimistic. She kept on posting every detail for their fans. Later, Strickland's body was found in a thick tree and brush area approximately 75 feet off the shoreland.
Craig Strickland with his pet dog Source: dailymail
According to the office, the death of Strickland is listed in the accident list. He died at the age of 29. Strickland's autopsy report revealed that the vocalist died from hypothermia. They died of drowning and exposure to extremely freezing temperatures.
Craig Strickland started a band where Helen Wisner was friends with some of the members of the band. This is how their path crossed. But wait, at their first meet, Helen was dating someone else. However, Strickland got a chance and soon the couple fell in love.
After a year, Helen competed at the Miss Arkansas USA pageant and she won. As soon as the winner got announced, Strickland walked on the stage, got down on his knee and you know the rest.
Craig Strickland and Helen Wisner started dating since 2012 and dated for a year and four months. The couple engaged on 13th Jan 2014. After 10 months of their engagement, the couple tied the knot on 29th November 2014. Check their wedding photos...
Craig Strickland and Helen Strickland's Wedding Album Source: arkansasbride
The couple enjoyed their first anniversary a month before Craig passed away. Helen even posted a picture of their anniversary on her Instagram account. If you check her account, you will know how positive she is.
She still shares and celebrates every occasion with Craig Strickland. Her posts will definitely make everyone cry. Check it out…
Even though Craig Strickland is not physically with us, he is and will be remembered and loved by all.