Country Singer Craig Strickland of Backroad Anthem Missing, 22 Year Old Friend Chase Morland Found Dead After Duck-Hunting Trip (Update: Craig Strickland Found Deceased)

Country singer Craig Strickland, the lead singer of the Arkansas-based country-rock band Backroad Anthem, and his friend, 22 year old Chase Morland have been missing over the weekend. The two failed to return from duck-hunting on Kaw Lake in Oklahoma.

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Chase Morland posted the below ominous tweet prior to the two going missing. How bizarre.

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Authorities are searching for a member of a country rock band, after he and a friend disappeared while on a hunting trip on an Oklahoma lake.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, troopers began searching for 29-year-old Craig Strickland and 22-year-old Chase Morland, after the pair did not return from a duck hunting trip on Kaw Lake.

On Sunday night, a capsized boat was discovered, but the hunters were nowhere to be found.

Fox News is reporting that the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of a 22-year-old man has been recovered on Monday afternoon and a second man is missing after the two went duck hunting and their boat capsized.

NBC News:

Country singer Craig Strickland has been declared missing following a duck-hunting trip in stormy conditions with a friend who turned up dead.

Officials began searching for Strickland — lead singer of country-rock group Backroad Anthem — and his 22-year-old friend Chase Morland on Sunday after they failed to return from duck-hunting on Kaw Lake, according to NBC affiliate KFOR.

Morland’s body was found in the lake on Monday, according to a statement from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

It said late Monday that the search for Strickland, 29, had been called off until morning due to bad weather and fading light.

UPDATE I: Body of Craig Strickland Found. Wife: Craig Strickland died from hypothermia

Hours after news broke Monday that Backroad Anthem lead singer Craig Strickland’s body was found, after having gone missing on a hunting trip over the holidays, his loved ones posted emotional tributes on Facebook and Instagram.

“Today we lost our brother, our best friend, our bandmate,” wrote the country band, comprised of Toby Freeman, Eric Dysart, Josh Bryant, Brandon Robold and Isaac Sentr. “Craig was the most amazing person whose passion for life couldn’t be matched.”

“We can finally rest knowing that he is at Home in Heaven with his Father,” wrote his wife, Helen Strickland, on Instagram.

Missing Since 12/20/15, Body Of Marine Sgt. Tristan Clinger, of Kentucky Found in New Jersey

SAD NEWS IN THE CASE OF MISSING MARINE, SGT. TRISTAN CLINGER …

The body of U.S. Marine, Sgt. Tristan Clinger was found Saturday during a search in New Jersey. The 28 year old Marine from Louisville, KY had been missing since December 20th, 2015, when he left Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in South Jersey on foot.  Clinger had served in the military for five years and his wife had said he seemed upset before he went missing. Nancy Schaefer of Missing In America told the Patch of Manchester that Sgt. Tristan Clinger’s body was found by the Burlington County K9 unit during a search in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton.

Say a prayer for his wife, Rachel Self Clinger, and the family, friends and loved ones of Sgt. Tristan Clinger, Rest in Peace.

Tristan Clinger

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The week-long search for a missing U.S. Marine from Kentucky ended in tragedy Saturday when his body was found during a search in New Jersey.

Officials and family members have not said where Sargent Tristan Clinger was found or how he died. Clinger was a 28-year-old father of two from Louisville, currently stationed in New Jersey.

12 Year Old Aracely Acevedo Missing Since12/23/15 in Philadelphia, PA

12 year old Aracely Acevedo has been missing since Wednesday, December 23, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Aracely Acevedo was last seen getting onto the Northbound 56 bus on the 2000 block of Wakeling Street. According to the authorities she suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity.

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She was last seen getting onto the Northbound 56 bus on the 2000 block of Wakeling Street.

Police say she suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity.

Aracely is 5’2?, 115 lbs with brown eyes and brown hair.

She was last seen wearing a red shirt and black school pants.

If anyone has any information on the whereabouts of Aracely Acevedo, please contact Northeast Detective Division at 215-686-3153, or call 911.

48 Year Old Tonya Couch, Mother Named a Missing Person in Hunt for ‘Affluenza’ Teenager, Ethan Couch

The manhunt for 18 year old Ethan Couch and his mother, 48 year old Tonya Couch, has grown to involve the United States Marshals Service and the F.B.I. The “affluenza” teen  failed to check in with his probation officer on December 10, 2015 but that the office was not notified of his disappearance until Dec. 15. Authorities believe that the mother and son may have fled the country, however, there is no evidence to support that idea. One would assume that they need to use credit cards, unless this was completely planned and they made a large cash withdrawal prior to their disappearance.

Police are stating that this point that although they believe the mother and son are together, they have no evidence that is the case. However, all signs point in that direction. One thing is for certain, this spoiled, rotten POS who has already once gotten away with murder because of a BS defense of “affluenza”and a dumb-ass judge who went along with it is finally going to get what is coming to him and the families, friends and loved ones of those who Couch killed with finally get some justice.

It was a case that captivated the nation, prompting a discussion about wealth and power: A white teenager from a well-off family killed four people in a Texas suburb in June 2013 while driving drunk. At trial, a judge gave the teenager probation after a witness testified that he had suffered from too much privilege — an affliction the witness called “affluenza.”

This month, the case came roaring back after the authorities announced that the teenager, Ethan Couch, 18, had disappeared with his mother before a hearing that could have transferred his case to adult court, possibly resulting in prison time.

On Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the district attorney’s office in Texas’ Tarrant County, Samantha Jordan, said that Mr. Couch had failed to check in with his probation officer on Dec. 10, but that the office was not notified of his disappearance until Dec. 15, leaving the authorities scrambling to make up for lost time.

The manhunt for Mr. Couch and his mother, Tonya Couch, 48, has grown to involve the United States Marshals Service and the F.B.I. Hundreds of leads from across the country have poured in, but no one is sure when the Couches disappeared.

One theory floated by investigators is that mother and son fled the country, Ms. Jordan said, but there is no evidence to support that idea.

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UPDATE I: Officials released photos Monday of a pickup truck belonging to Tonya Couch.

Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson said at a press conference Monday morning that authorities believe the mother and son are together, and potentially fled the county in her black 2011 Ford F-150 pick-up.

“We’re trying to account for everything that’s possible,” Anderson said. “And this pickup truck is one thing we can’t account for.”

The truck is a Harley Davidson-themed special edition with 23 inch chrome wheels, and Texas License Plate BC-50945, according to officials. Anderson acknowledged during the press conference that investigators don’t know for sure that Tonya and Ethan couch are together.

36 year Old Chad Smith Missing Since 12/14/15 from Fort Thomas, KY … Last Seen in Cincinnati, OH … Police Issued a Critical Missing Alert Friday

36 year old Chad Smith has been missing since Monday, December 14, 2015 in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. According to the Fort Thomas Police, Smith left his home sometime early Monday morning, and was last seen around noon that day in the Winton Terrace area of Cincinnati. Chad Smith has not been seen or heard from since. The police are getting help from the Ohio chapter of Texas Equusearch. David Rader, director for the Ohio chapter of Texas Equusearch, said search crews will saturate Downtown, Winton Terrace, Clifton and homeless camps.

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Authorities are organizing search crews after police said a Fort Thomas man disappeared from his home on Monday morning.

Police issued a critical missing alert Friday morning for 36-year-old Chad Smith, a known businessman in the Fort Thomas community.

Smith co-founded and co-owns Foster & Flux, an animation studio based in Downtown Cincinnati. According to WCPO media partner Fort Thomas Matters, Smith was one of the artists who worked on the annual visual-musical performance Lumenocity this year.

According to Fort Thomas Police Lt. Rich Whitford, Smith left his home sometime early Monday morning, and was last seen around noon that day in the Winton Terrace area of Cincinnati.

Authorities are organizing a volunteer search and rescue out of Cincinnati Music Hall on Elm St. Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

 Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts or disappearance is asked to call your local police, 859-443-2496 or 9-1-1.

Police Believe Body Found May Be Missing 24 Year Old Detroit Woman Kajavia Globe

The body was found Monday night Fielding Street, in the area of 7 Mile Road and Evergreen appears to be that of missing 24 year old Kajavia Globe. However, positive identification needs to be confirmed by the medical examiner. Family members filed a missing persons report Saturday, December 12.

The police are stating that there was evidence of foul play in the disappearance of Kajavia Globe. Her vehicle  was found abandoned on Chatham Street, near Telegraph Road and Fenkel, early Monday morning, 3 days after she went missing and surveillance video showed a masked man using Globe’s bank card to withdraw cash at an ATM at 7 Mile Road and Telegraph, late Friday afternoon.

Kajavia Globe

Kajavia Globe

Detroit police are working to confirm whether a body found Monday on the city’s west side is that of a missing 24-year-old woman.

The body was found early Monday evening on Fielding Street, in the area of 7 Mile Road and Evergreen. Police and family members were at the scene.

Assistant police chief Steve Dolunt told reporters that though authorities believe the body belongs to Globe, confirmation by the medical examiner is required.

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Image of masked person who allegedly took an unspecified amount of money from Globe’s bank account. (Photo: DPD)

“We’ve got the body of a black female, appears to be in her 20s, in the backyard of this location,” Dolunt said. “At this time, it appears to be our missing [person], we can’t confirm it until the medical examiner gets here. At this time, we cannot confirm the cause of death.”

Earlier Monday, police said there was evidence of foul play in the disappearance of Kajavia Globe.

Globe’s car was found abandoned on Chatham Street, near Telegraph Road and Fenkel, early Monday morning — three days after she went missing.

About two miles from that location, police say surveillance video shows a masked man using Globe’s bank card to withdraw cash at an ATM at 7 Mile Road and Telegraph, late Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information should call Detroit police at (313) 596-5840.

36 Year Old Firefighter Joshua Ryan Milton Missing Since 12/10/15 in Seattle, WA (Update: Car found at Deception Pass)

36 year old Seattle firefighter Joshua Ryan Milton has been missing since Thursday, December 10, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. Joshua Ryan Milton was scheduled to start at 5:30 PM on Thursday, but didn’t arrive for his shift as a paramedic student at Harborview Medical Center on Seattle’s First Hill. Milton was last seen near Harborview at approximately 3:30 PM. He was driving a white 2000 Honda Accord with four doors, license plate number ABR2611. Joshua RyanMilton joined the Seattle Fire Department in 2012, and was recently accepted into the paramedic program. He is married with a 3-year-old son.

Joshua Ryan Milton

Seattle police hope to find a Seattle firefighter missing after he did not arrive for work Thursday evening.

Joshua Ryan Milton, 36, had been scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. but didn’t arrive for his shift as a paramedic student at Harborview Medical Center on Seattle’s First Hill.

Efforts by police to find Milton or contact him by phone were not successful. A police spokesman said there’s no indication Milton is the victim of a crime, but investigators are concerned for his safety.

Milton was last seen near Harborview at approximately 3:30 p.m. He was driving a white 2000 Honda Accord with four doors, license plate number ABR2611.

UPDATE I:  Missing Seattle firefighter’s car found at Deception Pass.

The car belonging to 36-year-old Milton was found at Deception Pass by park employees at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Washington State Patrol responded and verified that it was Milton’s car, and said the keys were still inside.

“We’ve covered most of the park, but the biggest concern is the water, and that’s fast-moving water through there,” park manager Jack Hartt said. “It’s very difficult to find anybody if they are in the water.”

At the request of Seattle police and fire departments, the Coast Guard flew one of its rescue helicopters at Deception Pass, but found no sign of Milton. Rescue boats from North Whidbey Island Fire and Rescue also returned empty handed following a days-long search of the area.

UPDATE II: Search and rescue efforts under way for missing Seattle firefighter.

Police were searching Sunday for a Seattle firefighter who vanished Thursday and whose car was found two days later.

The search moved 80 miles north of Seattle to Deception Pass, a picturesque park 80 miles north of Seattle, where Milton’s 2000 white Honda Accord was found by park workers Saturday morning, Q13 Fox reported.

Posted December 13, 2015 by
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15 Year Old Carla Torres Missing Since 12/10/15 from Northwest Side of Chicago, IL

15 year old Carla Torres has been missing since Thursday, December 10, 2015 from the Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois. Carla Torres was last seen in the 2900 block of North Monitor Avenue on Thursday.

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Missing: Carla Torres – (Pic: Chicago Police Department)

Carla Torres was last seen in the 2900 block of North Monitor Avenue on Thursday, according to a missing person alert from Area North detectives.

Torres is described as a 5-foot-2, 135-pound Hispanic girl with brown hair, brown eyes and a fair complexion.

If anyone has any information regarding Carla Torres, please call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8200.

Posted December 13, 2015 by
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30 Year Old Michael Cavallari, Brother of Kristin Cavallari, Reported Missing in Utah … Abandoned Vehicle Found on November 27, 2015

Authorities in Utah have launched a missing person investigation into the disappearance of Michael Cavallari, the brother of reality star Kristin Cavallari and brother in law of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. The Grand County Sheriff’s department was contacted November 27, 2015 and investigated an abandoned vehicle off the side of the road. The vehicle, a 2014 Honda Civic, was registered to an individual in San Clemente, California and with the aid of a credit card transaction from a convenience store in Monticello, Utah. Security footage from the store also showed Michael Cavallari as the driver of the vehicle.

The Missing Persons of America website indicates Cavallari, who is roughly 5-foot-11, of thin build, with brown hair and a beard, might have been trying to get to Illinois. Cavallari was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt, jeans and black shoes.

Michael Cavallari

Authorities in Utah have launched a missing person investigation into the disappearance of Michael Cavallari, the brother of reality star Kristin Cavallari.

Cavallari, made famous by her role on MTV’s reality series “Laguna Beach,” is also the wife of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.

Grand County Dispatch was contacted Nov. 27 regarding an abandoned vehicle off the side of the road, according to investigators. Authorities said they believe Michael Cavallari was the driver.

The vehicle, a 2014 Honda Civic, was registered to an individual in San Clemente, California, according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Office.

UPDATE I: Investigators search for missing California man last seen in Grand County.

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office became aware of the situation on Nov. 27, when someone reported seeing a small passenger car about 100 feet from the Floy Wash Road, five miles from exit 175 on the freeway between Green River and Crescent Junction.

White said the car appeared to have hit a large rock on the side of the road.

The vehicle was found running and the airbag deployed. Cavallari’s laptop and cell phone were also found inside, according to police. When a driver could not be found nearby, police inquired about the vehicle registration.

“We’re combing the area for anything we can find,” White said. “We’re deeming it suspicious, but there’s nothing to indicate anything one way or another. The vehicle was just abandoned.”

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact them at (435) 259-8115 or online.

Posted December 6, 2015 by
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Amber Alert Issued in North Texas for 17 Year Old Victoria Helen Upchurch, Believed to be with Chance Casper Foster, 18 (Update: Amber Alert Cancelled)

AMBER ALERT ISSUED …

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 17-year-old Waxahachie girl. Victoria Helen Upchurch was believed to be with 18 year old Chance Casper Foster. Officials said Foster drives a red 1998 Pontiac Firebird with the Texas license plate BWR0285.

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Victoria Helen Upchurch was believed to be with Chance Casper Foster, 18.

Officials said Foster drives a red 1998 Pontiac Firebird with the Texas license plate BWR0285.

Upchurch is described as 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighs about 130 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Foster is described as 6 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing 175 pound with brown hair and brown eyes.

UPDATE: Amber Alert cancelled for missing N. Texas teen.

An Amber Alert for a missing 17-year-old has been discontinued.

The Waxahachie Police Department cancelled the alert around 7:10 p.m. Sunday after Victoria Upchurch, who was reported missing Saturday evening.

Police didn’t give further details.

Posted November 30, 2015 by
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