June 14, 2024

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Search for Chuck Morris, musician from band Lotus, and son scaled back

Search for Chuck Morris, musician from band Lotus, and son scaled back

Chuck Morris, musician from “Lotus,” and son feared useless in Arkansas kayak trip

Chuck Morris, musician from “Lotus,” and son feared lifeless in Arkansas kayak excursion


The research in and close to an Arkansas overall body of water for musician Chuck Morris and his son Charley has been scaled again. The elder Morris, 47, plays percussion in the common band Lotus, which is partly dependent out of Denver.  


Morris Loved ones

The two were being kayaking on Beaver Lake in northwestern Arkansas previously this thirty day period prior to becoming described lacking.

On Thursday the Benton County Sheriff’s Business office mentioned a choice was built previously in the week to lower the variety of assets devoted to hoping to uncover the pair. They did say that they are continuing restoration attempts on a lesser scale “in hopes of bringing Chuck and Charley dwelling.”

The Morrises were being noted missing on a windy March 16. Just after the search was introduced, rescue crews positioned two kayaks.

A Facebook put up from the sheriff’s business explained the get started of the research in the adhering to way:

The Benton County Sheriff’s Business office acquired call in regards to two lacking kayakers on Beaver Lake. Charles Morris IV (Chuck-Father) and Charles Morris V (Charley-son) have been have considered to long gone kayaking about 11am Thursday early morning and to return all-around 2pm. Around 4pm Chuck’s wife commenced to fear and contacted the Benton County Sheriff’s Workplace. At this time the weather conditions and storms experienced picked up resulting in wind gusts of up to 35mph. Quickly on getting the phone, deputies commenced looking the place of Beaver Lake known as Missing Bridge Village and an investigation was launched. Through the investigation two kayaks had been found in the water and a jacket that was discovered by the spouse and children. 

“Our heart goes out the family of Chuck and Charley Morris all through this horrific time,” the sheriff’s office environment wrote.

Chuck Morris’ band Lotus is an jam band and tours the country consistently, normally enjoying songs festivals to huge crowds. The band was formed around 20 several years in the past in Indiana but are centered out of Colorado and Philadelphia.

In a GoFundMe fundraiser for the family, the organizer stated this week that “assistance and generosity of the around the globe neighborhood has been immense” because news of the tragedy commenced to spread.