Photographer Boyfriend of Annie Lennox’s Artist Daughter Missing After Kayaking Accident

Authorities are continuing to search for signs of Jones.

Tali Lennox and Ian Jones. Photo: Desiree Navarro.
Poughkeepsie river.Photo: www.ebuzznew.com

Poughkeepsie river.
Photo: www.ebuzznew.com.

Page Six reports that model and artist Tali Lennox was involved in a harrowing accident on the Hudson River this weekend. Her boyfriend, photographer Ian Jones, is missing and feared to have drowned, according to authorities.

The accident occurred around 10 am on August 8th near Staatsburg, New York. The pair was paddling their tandem kayak on the river when the boat flipped over. A passing ship rescued Lennox, but Jones was nowhere to be found.

Neither Lennox nor Jones was wearing a life vest, and according to captain John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, “alcohol may have played a role” in the accident.

Authorities are continuing to search for signs of Jones.

Tali Lennox and Ian Jones. Photo: Instagram.

Tali Lennox and Ian Jones.
Photo: Instagram.

“The current in the Hudson River is very strong and we believe the current played a role in the kayak capsizing, and once the two got in the water it was difficult for them to stay together,” Watterson told the Daily Mail. “We’re doing everything we can to find him. We hope to find him alive and well.”

Lennox, a successful model and the daughter of singer Annie Lennox, made her debut on the New York art scene earlier this year with a solo show at the Catherine Ahnell Gallery in Soho.

“[Art is] something I have always done to dive into a state of focus,” she told Refinery29. “For that moment, time stops and you become unaware of the outside world and totally absorbed with what you are making.”


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