Country singer Luke Bell was discovered dead at age 32

Luke Bell, a country music artist, was reported missing in Arizona and later discovered dead.

He was found on Monday close to where he was reported missing on August 20. 

His buddy Matt Kinman, a fellow country musician, verified his death to the website Saving Country Music.

Bell was referred to as "one of the most authentic and captivating talents to grace the country music art form in the modern period" in the obituary published by Saving Country Music

Bell launched a self-titled album in 2016 and won the Ameripolitan Awards' best honky-tonk male performer honour in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2018. 

Fans as well as other country singers have paid tribute online.

One fan remarked, "I'm sure there are many country music lovers out there who don't know the name Luke Bell.

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