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Ian Jones, Boyfriend of Annie Lennox’s Daughter Tali, Dies in Kayaking Accident

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: Tali Lennox and Ian Jones attend Audi's Celebration of partnership with the Whitney Museum on April 2, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Audi)

Ian Jones, the 32-year-old boyfriend of Annie Lennox’s daughter Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann, has died in a kayaking accident confirms the Duchess County Sheriff’s Office. Per a statement:

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports that the autopsy on the body recovered in the Hudson River on 8/10/15 has been completed by the Dutchess County Medical Examiner, who has officially confirmed that it is in fact the body of Mr. Ian Jones. The autopsy has revealed no injuries or trauma to Mr. Jones’ body, and the findings are consistent with drowning. There were no signs of criminal conduct or foul play found, and toxicology tests were performed however the results of those tests won’t be known for several weeks. The search for Mr. Jones has now officially ended, and at this time his death is considered to be an accidental drowning with no criminal charges expected.

Jones had been missing following a kayaking accident that occurred on the morning of August 8. His body was located near the Pougkeepsie Yacht Club in the Hudson River. Lennox-Fruchtmann was also involved in the kayaking accident, but was rescued by a passing boat. She posted an Instagram in Jones’ memory yesterday afternoon, saying, “My heart is shattered. My best friend, my soul mate, my partner in crime & creativity, the LOVE & LIGHT of my life is no longer with me.”

Jones was 32.