Naya Rivera – Body Found In California Lake Where Actress Went Missing
Update #1 (July 14, 2020): The official autopsy for Naya Rivera has been released. According to reports, the 33-year-old actress died by drowning and her death was listed as an accident. There were no signs of drugs or alcohol and findings note that the condition of her body was consistent with the time that she was submerged in the lake.
Original Story: A body has been recovered from California’s Lake Piru, and reports say that it is the body is of 33-year-old actress Naya Rivera, who went missing in the lake, 5 days ago (July 8th.)
The Ventura Sheriff tweeted today Monday (July 13th,) that a body was found, and announced more details would be released at a news conference later that day.
“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.”
Authorities have yet to confirm if the body is, in fact, Naya Rivera’s body, but multiple reports have alleged that it was indeed her.
As reported, Naya Rivera and her son Josey Hollis Dorsey were swimming together in Lake Piru. The four-year-old was found sleeping in a boat the two had rented hours before, and Naya Rivera was nowhere to be found. Sources say that the young boy told investigators he was swimming with his mother and she never got back into the boat, and he wasn’t sure what happened to her.
New information is being updated daily on Naya Rivera’s whereabouts. According to reports, Naya Rivera texted a family member a photo of her location not long before her disappearance on Lake Piru, which is what authorities have been using to locater her body.
Robert Inglis of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team said,
“There was a picture sent to a family member that showed the boy on the boat by a cove. We found where that cove was.”
We will keep you updated as more details come in. Sending prayers to Naya Rivera’s family.