Ian Jones, Boyfriend of Annie Lennox’s Daughter Tali, Dies in Kayaking Accident
"My heart is shattered," Tali Lennox-Fruchtmann said on Instagram
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.
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. All the love that has been sent to me is giving me the strength to get through this. I know that he is so so happy that I was safely rescued. Let us honor & celebrate this beautiful soul & keep following the light.