Three weeks after the "Glee" star drowned in a horrible accident in Ventura County's Lake Piru, the document was released and confirms that the actress’s official cause of death is “drowning.” It also stated that she died within minutes.
"This is so unfair … there’s not enough words to express the hole left in everyone’s hearts,” he wrote.
A body was discovered at Lake Piru in Ventura County, California, early Monday morning after days of searching for “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, who went missing following a swimming accident at the lake last week.“Happening Now: A body has been found at Lake Piru this morning,” the Ventura County Sheriff tweeted on Monday. “The recovery is in progress.”The sheriff’s office later confirmed that the body was that of Rivera, who was 33. The Ventura County Sheriff’s office will hold a press conference Monday at 2 p.m. PT to address their findings.Rivera went missing Wednesday after renting a boat at Lake Piru in California with her 4-year-old son. When the boat was not returned on time, rental stand employees found the boat with the child wearing a life vest and unharmed, but alone, and authorities began a search. Sonar technology has been brought to the lake given its low visibility, and today authorities say they have expanded the search to the shore and nearby cabins surrounding the lake.Also Read: Naya Rivera's 'Glee' Co-Star Heather Morris Pleads to Join Search: 'We Are Feeling Helpless'On Friday, the sheriff’s office released two videos demonstrating the visibility issues. The first clip showed one of the remotely operated underwater vehicles being used to locate signs of Rivera, a floating drone with cameras on it, connected to a boat via a cable, which according to the department is being used in addition to “side scan sonar, dogs and divers.”The second clip demonstrates how the drones are operated via a handheld controller connected to a computer, with footage displayed on an attached screen. As the drone footage shows, at a depth of 30 feet the lake is extremely muddy and objects can only be identified with clarity very close to the camera. See both clips here.Also Read: Naya Rivera Update: Ventura Sheriff's Department Shares Video of Low Visibility in LakeRivera most recently appeared in the TV series adaptation of the “Step Up” dance movies, which previously aired on YouTube Red and will air on Starz for its upcoming third season. Her other credits include “Devious Maids,” “The Bernie Mac Show” and “American Dad.”Monday marked Day 6 of the search for Rivera.Happening now: A body has been found at Lake Piru this morning. The recovery is in progress. A news conference will take place at 2 pm at the lake.— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) July 13, 2020Jennifer Maas contributed to this report.Read original story Naya Rivera Search: ‘A Body Has Been Found at Lake Piru,’ Sheriff’s Office Says At TheWrap
“Naya Rivera is not the first, nor the last to go missing at Lake Piru,” the petition reads, noting that the lake is “very deep” with “very bad whirlpools.”
Naya Rivera, the singer and actress best known for her acclaimed portrayal of Santana Lopez on “Glee,” is missing after a swimming accident in Ventura County, California.Rivera had rented a boat at Lake Piru, a reservoir near Santa Clarita in nearby Los Angeles county, which departed from the dock around 1:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. She was swimming with her 4-year-old son when, for unknown reasons, she submerged and did not resurface, Captain Eric Buschow of the Ventura County Sheriff’s department told TheWrap.“She’s missing at this point and we have an active search and rescue operation trying to locate her,” Buschow said.Also Read: Amber Riley Opens Up About 'Glee' Co-Star Lea Michele: 'I'm Not Going to Say That She's Racist'She was last seen in the water by her son, who is unharmed and was found alone on the boat at approximately 4:00 p.m. by other boaters. According to CBS Los Angeles, The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department had been using helicopters, drones and dive teams to locate the actress. On Twitter, the department said it had suspended the search but will resume rescue operations Thursday morning.The missing person at Lake Puru has been identified as Naya Rivera, 33, of Los Angeles. SAR operation will continue at first light. @VCAirUnit @fillmoresheriff @Cal_OES pic.twitter.com/bC3qaZS3Ra— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) July 9, 2020Naya Rivera currently appears in the recurring role of Collette Jones on the “Step Up” series adaptation which previously aired on YouTube Red and will air on Starz for its upcoming third season. Her other credits include “Devious Maids,” “The Bernie Mac Show” and “American Dad” among many others.Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.Read original story Naya Rivera, ‘Glee’ Star, Missing After Swimming Accident At TheWrap
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