Authorities in Southern California said on Monday they are ‘confident’ that the body recovered from Lake Piru is actress Naya Rivera, who went missing while on the lake last week while boating with her son. Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said searchers found the body floating early Monday morning, from what they believe was a presumed drowning. Officials called the death an accident and said they did not suspect foul play.
Family members and volunteers helped search the lake where the 33-year-old actress, who is best known for her starring role in Glee,
disappeared while swimming last Wednesday. Authorities later found her 4-year-old son alone wearing a life jacket and sleeping in a rented pontoon boat.
Rivera is survived by her son, Josey Dorsey, whom she shared with her ex-husband Ryan Dorsey.