As Naya Rivera’s difficult search in Lake Piru approaches the end of her first week, her Joy co-star and friend Heather Morris offers to help the Ventura Country Sheriff’s Department in any way possible. In a series of Twitter messages on July 12, Morris expressed interest in teaming up and searching for Rivera in the land surrounding the lake as divers continue their recently underwater recovery mission. hindered by unsafe water conditions. “I am a close friend and co-worker of Naya, and I am trying to conduct a search and rescue mission on foot with a small group of friends at Lake Piru,” wrote Morris. “I understand that your team is doing everything in their power, but we feel helpless, helpless and we want to help in any way. I left a message with the rescue and air department today, and I’ll call back tomorrow. Thank you. “
Rivera is presumed dead after her 4-year-old son was found floating alone in a rented pontoon boat in Lake Piru on July 9. Ventura County authorities say her son Josey told them that Rivera never returned to their boat when they went to swim. Josey was found wearing a life jacket, while an adult life jacket was found on the boat. Since 10 July, the authorities have gone from a rescue mission to a recovery mission. “We don’t know if it will be found in five minutes or in five days,” said Kevin Donoghue, spokesman for the department, at a press conference on Friday. “The interview with his son was essential. We have received sufficient detail from her to conclude that she disappeared in the water and did not return. Investigators now believe that Rivera was drowned in a “tragic accident”.