Craig Strickland, a 29-year-old vocalist in the country rock band Backroad Anthem, and friend Chase Morland, 22, were duck hunting at the lake Sunday, as a fierce winter weather system was hitting central portions of the country
Richey Miller—AP
December 30, 2015 10:58 PM EST

As darkness fell Wednesday night, authorities again suspended their search for Craig Strickland, frontman for the country band Backroad Anthem, who disappeared three days ago on a duck-hunting trip as a violent storm lashed Oklahoma and the rest of the Midwest.

The body of Strickland’s hunting buddy, Chase Morland, 22, was found Monday in Kaw Lake near Ponca City in northern Oklahoma, the state Highway Patrol said.

Troopers used a boat with side canning sonar, which can locate items submerged underwater, as well as a helicopter and ground crews in searching for Strickland, 29, on Wednesday.

The search will continue at 8 a.m…

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