Body discovered at Lake Piru identified as Naya Rivera


A body discovered in California's Lake Piru has been identified as Naya Rivera.

The former Glee actress went missing on July 8 during a boating trip with her four-year-old son.

Divers and rescue teams used sonar equipment to locate the body, which was found on Monday. 

Reports suggest that the 33-year-old star was able to save her son, who was found sleeping on the boat, but couldn't save herself.

The four-year-old toddler also told authorities that when he looked back, he saw his mother disappear under the surface of the water.

Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub said in a news conference that there was no indication of foul play in the incident. 

The Glee cast took to Twitter to pay tribute to Rivera following her death. 


More from Entertainment

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Afternoons with Helen Farmer

    2:00pm - 5:00pm

    Every weekday afternoon, Helen Farmer will help you to navigate the highs and lows of life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what’s happening and where to go.

  • Off Script with Chris, Robbie & Sonal

    5:00pm - 7:00pm

    The UAE’s alternative take on news, entertainment and sport. Join Chris, Robbie and Sonal as they cut through the clutter to bring you the news, entertainment and sport stories that actually matter.

On Dubai Eye

Business Breakfast