Body Found During Search for Missing ‘Glee’ Actress Naya Rivera: Sheriff


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Police confirmed Monday they have found a body in the course of the search for lacking “Glee” star Naya Rivera at a California lake.

“Occurring now: A body has been discovered at Lake Piru this morning. The restoration is in progress. A news convention will take place at 2 pm at the lake,” wrote the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department.

Different particulars concerning the physique weren't confirmed. The native medical expert’s office should work to verify whether or not the stays belong to the actress.

The Ventura County Sheriff’s department has notified Rivera’s household, sheriff’s workplace spokesman Eric Buschow stated Monday

“When you will have a state of affairs like this and it ends up being a recovery, it’s arduous for everybody involved. I can’t even imagine what it’s like for the family,” Buschow stated in a stay interview with KTLA. “Hopefully this supplies some degree of closure, whatever meaning, for the family.”

Rivera, 33, disappeared final week while visiting Lake Piru together with her Four-year-old son. The boy was found alone in a ship that the actress had rented.

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A boat coated in caution tape rented by “Glee” actress Naya Rivera sits at a dock whereas members of Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Underwater Search and Rescue Staff seek for the actress at Lake Piru in Los Padres National Forest, northwest of Los Angeles, Calif., on July 9, 2020. (Chris Pizzello/AP Photograph)
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A helicopter helps in the seek for former “Glee” star Naya Rivera at Lake Piru in Los Padres Nationwide Forest, northwest of Los Angeles, Calif., on July 9, 2020. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Photograph)

The boy, Josey, is claimed to be in good health following the incident.

Final week, sheriff’s officials informed news outlets that Rivera is presumed to be lifeless, a few day after she went missing.

“We’re presuming that an accident happened and we’re presuming she drowned in the lake,” Deputy Chris Dyer stated at a news conference on July 9.

He stated that a search-and-rescue modified to a recovery operation.

“The aim continues to be to deliver Miss Rivera residence to her family,” he stated at the time.
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Actress Naya Rivera attends Vainness Truthful and FIAT Celebration of Young Hollywood in West Hollywood, Calif., on Feb. 23, 2016. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Heather Morris, who labored with Rivera on “Glee,” said on Instagram that “we need all of the prayers we will get to convey our Naya again residence to us. We'd like your love and lightweight,” together with prayer emojis.

Harry Shum Jr., who additionally appeared on the present, wrote on Twitter, saying “Praying.” Iqbal Thebawrote, one other “Glee” star wrote on Twitter: “Oh God… mercy… please…,” whereas re-posting a report of Rivera’s disappearance.

Two other actors who appeared on “Glee” have died in recent times. Mark Salling, who performed “Puck” on the show, dedicated suicide in January 2018 after he was accused of assault and possession of child pornography.

Years before that, Cory Monteith was found lifeless in a Vancouver, Canada, lodge room. Officers later dominated that he died of a poisonous combination of heroin and alcohol.