Naya Rivera’s body found in California lake, police say – National

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Joy The body of star Naya Rivera was found by authorities on Monday morning, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office confirmed at a press conference in the afternoon.Dive crews and law enforcement searched the waters of Lake Piru, California, about 90 kilometers northwest of downtown Los Angeles, for five days.

Rivera is said to have drowned in Lake Piru reservoir last Wednesday, where she rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son, Josey Dorsey. She was 33 years old. His body, which was found floating in the lake around 9:10 a.m. Pacific time, is taken to the office of the Ventura County medical examiner, where an autopsy will be performed.

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Police confirmed that there was no reason to believe that Rivera’s death was suicide or that it was a criminal offense.










Body found on California lake where actress Naya Rivera disappeared, sheriff confirms


Body found on California lake where actress Naya Rivera disappeared, sheriff confirms

Rivera’s young son was found on the boat himself wearing a life jacket on Wednesday evening, and the actor’s identity was also found on the ship.

Lake Southern California was closed while authorities searched its waters Joy star, calling it a search and recovery effort Thursday.

Sheriff officials launched a search for boats and helicopters on Wednesday afternoon, but it was suspended overnight. Research continued early Thursday and over the weekend.

According to reports, about three hours after Rivera and her son left the dock, another boater discovered that their vessel was drifting, with the sleeping child on board.

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Authorities were informed after the discovery of the boat and they started searching from the air and with a diving team.

“The child said they went swimming but the mother did not get back on the boat,” Ventura County Sheriff’s office captain Eric Buschow said at a press conference before the discovery of Rivera’s body. He said that the child was wearing a life jacket and that an adult life jacket was found on the boat.










Video shows “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, her son embarking on the boat a few hours before her disappearance


Video shows “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, her son embarking on the boat a few hours before her disappearance

“He’s healthy,” Buschow told the Los Angeles Times about Rivera’s son at the time. “The family is currently going through a very traumatic period.

“We believe it went into the water and we couldn’t find it. So this could well be a case of drowning. “

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Early Thursday morning, Ventura Co. Sheriff’s Twitter account tweeted a video of a helicopter looking for Rivera, writing: “The missing person at Lake Puru (sic) has been identified as Naya Rivera, 33, of Los Angeles. SAR operation will continue at the first light. @VCAirUnit @FilmoreSheriff @Cal_OES. ”

Rivera’s car was found near the lake.

“The child was found asleep on the boat. Their vehicle, a black Mercedes G Wagon found in the parking lot with its bag inside, ”tweeted journalist Stephanie Stanton.

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Lots of Rivera Joy Co-stars, friends and fans went on Twitter after the news spread that her body was found.

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Rivera’s four-year-old son came from his marriage to actor Ryan Dorsey. The couple finalized their divorce in June 2018 after nearly four years spent together.

She called her young son “my greatest success, and I will never do better than him” in his memoirs of 2016 Sorry not sorry.

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Rivera played Santana, a cheerleader in the musical Joy, which aired on Fox from 2009 to 2015. She appeared in 113 episodes of the series.

Rivera has now become the third major player in Joy die in your thirties.

Cory Monteith, one of the protagonists of the show, died at 31 in 2013 in a toxic mixture of alcohol and heroin – seven years ago until the day when the body of Rivera was found .

Co-star Mark Salling, who Rivera dated at one point, committed suicide in 2018 at 35 years after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.










Search continues for “Glee” star Naya Rivera after possible drowning in California lake


Search continues for “Glee” star Naya Rivera after possible drowning in California lake

Rivera was engaged to rapper Big Sean in 2013, but their relationship ended a year later. The couple met on Twitter and collaborated musically, the rapper appearing on Rivera’s first single Sorry.

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She started her acting career at a young age and appeared on shows like The Royal family, Family issues and The Bernie Mac Show.

– With files from the Associated Press and Chris Jancelewicz

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