Annie Lennox's daughter survives kayaking accident, boyfriend reported missing

The daughter of Annie Lennox, Tali, has survived a kayaking accident in New York but her boyfriend is still missing, local police have revealed. The 22-year-old and her long-term partner Ian Jones were kayaking in the Hudson River on Saturday when they capsized.

Tali was rescued by a passing boat but her 32-year-old boyfriend, who was not wearing a life jacket, is still unaccounted for.

According to the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, Tali remained uninjured and did not need to be taken to hospital. No criminal activity is suspected.


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Ian Jones is still missing, while his girlfriend Tali Lennox was rescued by a passing boat

The search for missing Ian was suspended in the late afternoon because of rough waters, but it is expected to be resumed on Sunday.

A police source said: "The rescue operation has been hampered by difficult river conditions but the guys are doing everything they can to locate the missing man.

"The Hudson can have incredible undercurrents which makes it hard for even the strongest of swimmers. Time is of the essence and although time is ticking on, no one has given up hope."

Police also issued a description of Tali's boyfriend – a white male, 6ft 3 with a slim build, dark hair, wearing jeans and a denim shirt.

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The artist has previously described her mum Annie Lennox as her "hero"

The accident took place about 60 miles north of where another kayaking incident happened on the Hudson River earlier this year.

Tali and her boyfriend Ian have been together for several years and both live in New York.

Last year the Scottish beauty, who has modelled for Topshop and Burberry, abandoned her modelling career to become a portrait painter.

She and her mum Annie enjoy a close relationship and in the past Tali has described the Eurythmics singer as her "hero". The 60-year-old flew to New York in March to attend the opening of Tali's new exhibition.

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