REPORTS: Actress Naya Rivera Is Missing
Reports by various outlets that have come to light this afternoon say that Naya Rivera is missing. Sadly, the actress is reported to have possibly drowned. Keep in mind that these are just reports at the moment, and nothing has officially been confirmed by local law enforcement in the US, or by Naya Rivera's family.
Some of the first reports about Naya Rivera going missing came from NBC anchor and reporter, Robert Kovacik, who wrote that the actress and mother is missing and there are fears for her safety. "The actress/singer and her four year old son were on a rented pontoon boat on #LakePiru and were swimming. The son got back on the boat his mom did not." Tweet below.
#BREAKING: @Actress @NayaRivera is presumed dead, per @VENTURASHERIFF. The actress/singer and her four year old son were on a rented pontoon boat on #LakePiru and were swimming. The son got back on the boat his mom did not. pic.twitter.com/JXuRriNfyL
— Robert Kovacik (@RobertNBCLA) July 9, 2020
— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) July 9, 2020
TMZ has also reported that Naya is missing on a lake in Southern California, after her four-year-old son was found alive, but alone, on a boat that reporters assume Naya hired.
Ventura County Sheriff's deputies reportedly found Naya's son on the boat on Lake Piru, however Naya was not there. TMZ reported that sources in law enforcement told the publication that Naya's young son had told deputies that his mother jumped in the water, but didn't come back up. Divers have been searching the lake for Naya since then, but apparently there hasn't been any sign of the actress.
Naya Rivera is most recognised for her role as cheerleader Santana on the TV show, Glee. She has also written a book, released music with collaborator and former partner Big Sean, and is a mother to her four-year-old son. She is 33 years old.