Boyfriend of Annie Lennox’s daughter missing after pair suffer kayak accident

Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann, 22, was rescued on Saturday (August 8) in New York

Annie Lennox‘s daughter has been rescued following a kayaking accident on the Hudson River in New York, with her boyfriend still reported missing.

Lennox’s daughter Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann, 22, was rescued after their kayak capsized near the Staatsburgh State Historic Site on Saturday (August 8). Boyfriend Ian Jones, 32, remains unfound.

A police source told The Telegraph: “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.”

Dutchess County Sheriff’s Captain John Watterson added that the couple “were able to stay together for about 15 or 20 minutes but then they got separated by the current.”

He continued: “They were holding onto the kayak and kicking and swimming all at the same time. They had only been separated for a few minutes before she was rescued.”


“[Lennox] was in the water and she was located and picked up by a passing vessel. She was interviewed and gave us an account of what happened. She stated they were kayaking a two-person tandem kayak and then it capsized.”

“She gave us the location where she last saw [Jones] and there’s where we started to concentrate our search.”

Police have stated that the pair were not wearing life jackets at the time of the incident.