Researchers on Monday were”confident” they’d discovered the body of Naya Rivera, a celebrity in the show”Glee,” nearly a week after she had been reported missing in a lake in California, the authorities said.
Speaking at a press conference, Ventura County Sheriff William Ayub said Ms Rivera’s body has been found close to the surface of the water from the northwestern part of the lake. The thickness of the water from that region is between 35 and 60 feet.
There were no indications of foul play, ” he said.
Sheriff Ayub said that the body has been identified as that of Ms Rivera dependent on the location, physical characteristics, clothes and illness,” and the lack of some other men reported missing in the region.” There was no life jacket in the entire body, ” he explained.
The Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office will carry out an autopsy and will use dental records to produce a”positive identification” of their entire body, Sheriff Ayub said.
In today because Ms Rivera, 33, disappeared on July 8 in Lake Piru, hunt teams from agencies across the country lacked the lake, together with helicopters, A.T.V.s, ships, drones, puppies and diving equipment.
Ms Rivera and her 4-year-old son had been the only individuals on a pontoon she had rented in Lake Piru if they went out to the water each week, according to a safety video released from the Sheriff’s Office. The movie shows them coming at the pier at a darkened S.U.V., walking into the marina and then going north to the ship on the lake.
When the 20-foot ship failed to return on time on the day of July 8, employees from the pier started searching for this, Sgt. Kevin Donoghue of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday.
Another boater found that the boy at 4 pm that day. The boy, who had been wearing a life jacket, was alone and asleep. Another life jacket was discovered at the ship.
The boy told investigators he and his mom was swimming at the lake which he’d gotten back in the ship but she hadn’t based on the Sherriff’s Office.
Sergeant Donoghue stated the next day the ship was found at the northern region of the lake, in a region where the water is approximately 30 feet deep. Search efforts were hampered by restricted water vulnerability of less than a foot through the daytime and debris and trees below the surface.
The search-and-rescue mission changed to a search-and-recovery campaign as the afternoon wore on. The authorities said that they thought Ms Rivera had accidentally drowned.
The recreational area, which reopened on July 1 with restricted actions due to the coronavirus, includes boat rentals, kayaking and paddleboarding. It had been closed during the hunt.
On Monday, Sheriff Ayub said Ms Rivera’s household had voiced gratitude for every person who helped in the attempts to discover the celebrity. He also thanked the numerous agencies that had assisted in the hunt.
She also had guest appearances on other shows such as”The Prince of Bel-Air” and”Family Matters” The campy series followed the friendships, customs and everyday dramas of a high school glee club, and Ms Rivera emerged in 116 events.
The couple divide in 2018.
The day prior to her disappearance, she shared with a photograph with her son using the caption” only both of us”
Cory Monteith, who played with Finn Hudson, was discovered dead in a hotel room at 2013 from a drug overdose when he was 31.
Stars on Monday utilized their social networking platforms to publicly grieve the celebrity.
Chris Colfer, Ms Rivera’s”Glee” co-star, published a tribute to Instagram, writing her”genius and humour had been unmatched” and her”beauty and gift were otherworldly.”
“Being near her was a badge of honour and a suit of armour,” he wrote. “Naya was one of a sort, and that she always will be”
I adore you.”