Anthony Robson's kayak capsized off the coast of South Tyneside yesterday and he had to be rescued by the RNLI.
Watch the full footage of his rescue below:
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The incident took place on Sunday October 4th close to Marton Road in the town.
71-year-old Robert Howard was in jail at HMP Frankland and was due to give evidence at a re-ordered inquest in Belfast.
The victim, a Leeds woman aged in her fifties, was walking her animal along Bootham in York on Friday evening at around 8pm.