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Country Music Singer Luke Bell, 32, Found Dead Nine Days After He Went Missing

Country singer Luke Bell has passed away, nine days after he went missing during a trip to Arizona. He was only 32 years old. He was said to have disappeared while his friend was getting something to eat, but no one yet knows what exactly happened to him.

His friend Matt Kinman confirmed the news on the blog, Saving Country Music.

Luke Bell has passed away.

He went missing in Arizona on August 20th, while Matt Kinman was getting something to eat. Nine days later, his body was discovered, but the cause of death has not been released. Kinnan released a statement on his passing.

"He was one of the most authentic and magnetizing artists to grace the country music art form in the modern era." Kinnan wrote.

"Luke Bell’s struggles are now over, but the legacy of his music remains. And hopefully, like so many troubled troubadours before him, Luke Bell is just beginning to find its audience, his worthy appreciation, and his deserved legacy."

RIP.