DISAPPEARANCE OF NAYA RIVERA – Five days after the disappearance of Naya Rivera on Lake Piru, her body was found in Lake Piru. An autopsy will be performed to determine the causes of death.
- Actress Naya Rivera, known for her role as Santana in the “Glee” series, has been missing since July 8. His body was found in the lake on Monday July 13 by the research team. A press conference was given at 2 p.m. local time regarding this sad news. An autopsy will be performed to determine the causes of death.
- The actress had rented a boat with her 4-year-old son for an outing on Lake Piru, located not far from Santa Clarita, a few dozen kilometers from Los Angeles. Naya Riveras boat was found north of the lake, in a section called “The Narrows”. Naya Riveras 4-year-old son Josey Hollis Dorsey was found asleep on the boat. According to information from FOX11 Los Angeles, an adult-size life jacket was found on board the boat. Naya Riveras son reportedly told police that his mother dived in the water but never came to the surface.
00:03 – The body of actress Naya Rivera found
END OF LIVE – In a tweet, the office of the sheriff responsible for the investigation confirmed that the body found in Lake Piru on July 13, was that of Naya Rivera. An autopsy will be performed to find out the precise reasons for his death.
The news conference has concluded. Sheriff Ayub has confirmed the body recovered at Lake Piru today was Naya Rivera. Our hearts go out to her family, friends and fans during this difficult time. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of her death.
— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) July 13, 2020
13/07/20 – 23:45 – “We demand justice for all those who got lost in Lake Piru”
The petition for safety around Lake Piru, where Naya Rivera is said to have drowned, says residents of Ventura County have been asking for warning signs for years. These requests were only answered by inaction, despite the many drownings that have occurred in recent years. We have translated the text of the petition for you. “Naya Rivera is not the first nor the last person to disappear at Lake Piru. Lake Piru is very deep and there are very harsh whirlpools. For years, we have been asking the city to put up signs warning for swimmers. Residents of Ventury County do not go to Lake Piru for this very reason! But tourists have no idea what they are risking. Lake Piru needs these signs. We are tired of “Wait. We are asking for justice for all those who got lost in Lake Piru. Put up these signs.”
7/13/20 – 11:14 PM – The body is very probably that of Naya Rivera according to the authorities
A body was found in Lake Piru on Monday July 13. He was drafted and taken for an autopsy. According to the physical characters, the clothes, and the absence of other missing persons, the sheriff announced, at a press conference given on July 13, that the body was almost certainly that of Naya Rivera. The people who were in the three other boats present that day were all identified and interviewed.
7/13/20 – 10:45 PM – Tahj Mowry, his first love, pays tribute to him
Actor Tahj Mowry posted a long post for Naya Rivera on Instagram. The two dated when they were teenagers and played in the sitcom “Le Petit Malin”. “We grew up together. We became adults together. We lived together for the first time. You were my first experience with everything; love, intimacy, sorrow,” writes Tahj Mowry. “No woman has ever lived up to what you gave me and made me feel. I never liked to admit it but I never stopped loving you,” he continues.
07/13/20 – 10:14 pm – Many legends around Lake Piru
On Wednesday July 8, actress Naya Rivera and her son Josey went on a boat ride on Lake Piru, California. Only the four-year-old boy was found, while the actress, presumed dead, has disappeared, says Here. A drama that took place in an area shrouded in mystery. The lake, particularly difficult for divers to access, is also the source of many legends. In particular, a ghost was seen there.
7/13/20 – 9:45 PM – The fact of being muscular, a disadvantage in the water?
Robert Inglis, diver and member of the Sheriff’s Office search and rescue team, commented on the disappearance of Naya Rivera. According to him, having a muscular physique is unfortunately a negative point in case of problems when swimming. Indeed, having a muscular body is not an asset, because people with strong muscles do not float as easily as others, reports Here.
7/13/20 – 9:15 PM – A diver speaks
When a body was found in Lake Piru, Robert Inglis of the Search and Rescue team at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office spoke up. He explains, as reported here, that Naya Rivera would have made a serious mistake by not wearing a life jacket: “What contributes most to many drownings is when people go swimming and they don’t not wearing their life jackets … The winds are blowing on this lake, and the boats are starting to move away. As you try to get back to the boat, you are likely to have leg cramps. a life jacket, you can rest and someone can come and get you, or call for help or something. “
13/07/20 – 20:50 – A petition calls for signs indicating the dangerousness of the lake
Naya Rivera disappeared while boating on Lake Piru, which is a few miles north of Los Angeles, California. Following this tragedy, Internet users launched a petition to ask for signs to warn tourists of the danger of the lake. “Naya Rivera is not the first, nor the last to disappear at Lake Piru,” it says. “Lake Piru is very deep, with dangerous whirlpools, people have been asking the city for years to install billboards to warn swimmers,” write the authors. Nearly 25,000 people have already signed the petition.
13/07/20 – 20:25 – Naya Riveras family reunited on Saturday for research
While searches continue at Lake Piru to find the actress Naya Rivera, her family was present on site Saturday to participate. Her father, mother, brother, sister and ex-husband were on the scene, accompanied by patrols in charge of the investigation.
7/13/20 – 8:00 PM – What did Naya Riveras son tell the police?
On the afternoon of her disappearance, Naya Rivera was alone with her son in a boat. He is believed to be the only witness to whom the investigators can speak and, although he is only 4 years old, the boy has already given information to the police as stated by TMZ. According to the American website, he told them that his mother had gone to swim in Lake Piru but that she had never returned near the boat. Ventura County police found her son alone in the boat around 5:00 p.m. local time. Research began immediately to try to find the actress, and is still in progress.
Naya Rivera disappeared at Lake Piru, located in California, on July 8, 2020. Her body was recovered on Monday, July 13. The actress hired a boat at 1 p.m. with her 4-year-old son Josey. The child was found three hours later, alone on the boat, dressed in a life jacket, unharmed but asleep. According to the little boy, his mother went to swim and never came back. Authorities have started to search the area using drones, divers and helicopters. Her family, as well as her ex-husband, also went there to participate.
Naya Rivera is an American actress and singer. Born on January 12, 1987, she is known for having played Santana Lopez in the Glee series, from 2009 to 2015. She has also been seen in the film At the Devil’s Door and in the Devious Maids series.
Naya Rivera made her acting debut in the 1990s, playing small roles in Le Prince de Bel-Air, La vie de famille, Alerte a Malibu, or The Master of Disguise. But it was his role in Glee that revealed it to the general public. The actress joined the cast of the musical series by Ryan Murphy in 2009 in the role of Santana. His character, a minor at the start of the series, gained importance at the end of season 1 and from season 2, to become one of the protagonists of the rest of the sung show. As of 2014, her role in Glee diminishes, although she makes a few appearances. In total, Naya Rivera will play in all seasons of the music series.
Naya Rivera is the mother of a 4-year-old boy, Josey Hollis Dorsey. Born in 2015, this child is the fruit of his relationship with her ex-husband, Ryan Dorsey. The couple have shared custody since their divorce in 2018. The day of Naya Riveras disappearance, July 8, 2020, her son was present. He was found asleep and wearing a life jacket on the boat rented a few hours earlier by the 33-year-old actress. The boy told authorities that his mother had dived and had not returned to the boat. He was safe and was placed in the care of family members while authorities search for Naya Rivera.