Craig Strickland's Band Posts Tribute

"Today we lost our brother, our best friend, our bandmate."

— -- On Monday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol found the body of country singer Craig Strickland after he had been missing for more than a week.

The family of the singer, 29, has been notified, police said, and more information "will be released when a full update is provided."

Strickland's band Backroad Anthem posted a touching tribute to Facebook, writing, "Today we lost our brother, our best friend, our bandmate. Craig was the most amazing person whose passion for life couldn't be matched."

The band continued: "We pray today for God to wrap his arms around Randy, Joanne, Helen, and the family, and to help us through this extremely difficult time. We want to thank every single friend, fan, and family member for your thoughts, prayers, and love. Today he is smiling down on us and we know he will always be with us."