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Annie Lennox daughter Tali's beau vanishes in booze-tied kayak mishap

Boyfriend Ian Jones vanished in Hudson two days ago; cops tie incident to alcohol.

The sad search for Ian Jones, the 32-year-old boyfriend of Tali Lennox, the daughter of singer Annie Lennox, entered a third day Monday morning.

The two were in a kayak on the Hudson River early Saturday morning when it capsized, authorities say.

Tali Lennox was pulled from the water by a passing boatnear the Staatsburgh State Historic Site in Dutchess County, New York, sheriff's Capt. SaturdayJohn Watterson.

On Sunday, without elaborating, he told reporters: We believe that alcohol may have played a role.” Captain of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday.

Neither Lennox nor Jones, a 22-year-old model/actress, were wearing life vests, officials said.

Lennox was taken to a nearby hospital and, physically, is okay.

The search by dive teams, marine patrols, cops on the shoreline, and a New York State Police helicopter began just before Saturday at 10 a.m.

No criminality is suspected.

Anyone with info can contact the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office at 845-486-3800, the tip line at 845-605-2583, or via email, dcsotips@gmail.com.

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter@nyc_oz.
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