Craig Strickland's body camouflaged by debris, official cause of death yet to be determined

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Craig Strickland's Cause of Death Yet to Be Determined

More details about the death of Craig Strickland have been released. While his wife, Helen Elizabeth, says the country star died of hypothermia, the medical examiner has yet to determine an official cause of death.

Over a week after he went missing during a duck hunting trip, Strickland's body was found on Monday morning in Kaw Lake in Kay County, Oklahoma by a member of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Marine Enforcement Division who was on foot. The body was recovered in a "thick tree and brush" that made Stickland, 29, difficult to locate because of the camouflage hunting gear he was wearing, ET has learned.

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Strickland's body was retrieved a quarter mile north of where his hunting partner, Chase R. Morland, was found in shallow water. According to the OHP, the friends' hunting gear -- which included their 1977 Flat Bottom John Boat without a motor, an ice chest and decoys -- was found nearby and created a "debris field" on the shoreline.

The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office has yet to determine the cause of Strickland's death. However, there is no indication of drug or alcohol use and they do not suspect foul play.

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Craig Strickland's body camouflaged by debris, official cause of death yet to be determined

Craig Strickland and Chase Morland

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In case we don't come back, @BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. 😅 #IntoTheStorm

Chase Morland and Craig Strickland

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Thank you so much @kristinathomasphotography for sending these beautiful pictures of us. I am crying because they make my heart so full of love for this man. I love him with every fiber of my being. And I want to thank everyone for all the love, kind words and support they have sent to our family. Thank you for continuing to pray without stopping. Because of you we have been able to make it through this difficult time. Thank you for loving us and Chase's family. Thank you @CrossChurch and @shilohsaints For holding a prayer session for Craig for the past two nights. I couldn't make it through life without all of you. Thank you to all the people who have come up, called, and messaged me to shower me with love. Thank you to @backroadanthem for loving me as a sister and being there for our family every step of the way. Thank you to all the OK law enforcement agencies that have cared so much through this crisis. I'm sorry I can't thank everyone for everything you have done. But know that I love you and appreciate every single call, text, hug and prayer. To update everyone, the search for Craig has been called for the night and will resume in the morning. We love you and appreciate you more than words can say. Please continue to pray for both our and Chase's family.

Craig Strickland with his band Backroad Anthem

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R E A D Y for tonight in Jonesboro. AR Brickhouse 9pm 👍🏼

Craig Strickland

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Craig Strickland

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From Little Rock last night to now sitting in a tree in Brown County Illinois... Ready to give an Illinois buck a ride in the back of the truck... 👊🏼
Thank you everyone who will be there tonight. You have no idea what that means to me and does for my heart. I am so blessed to have my CrossChurch and Shiloh family. I wouldn't be able to walk through this difficult moment without all of you. Thank you all. Love you ❤️
Merry Christmas from the Stricklands ☺️ #PrettyWife #Christmas
#missusa2015 with my love ❤️ @backroadcraig I'm so incredibly happy a member of our Vanbros family won it!!! So proud to have judged you at Miss OK USA @missusa! You did amazing!! 👑💖👏🏻
Well that was fun... #KendrickFincher #Arkansas
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SEE MORE: Country Singer Craig Strickland's Body Found, Wife Tweets -- 'Thank You Lord for Leading Us to Him'

After the tragic turn of events, Strickland's wife took to social media to offer updates and express her grief for losing her husband. She even shared a sweet video that Strickland sent her on their wedding anniversary.

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