'Glee' actress Naya Rivera feared dead after her 4-year-old son found alone on boat
Naya had reportedly rented the boat to go swimming on the lake with her son.
In what can be called the most disheartening news of the day, ‘Glee’ actress Naya Rivera is reported missing and feared dead after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a boat in the middle of Lake Piru in California.
According to various media reports, the 4-year-old boy was alone on the boat as rescuers searched the entire property of the lake and its surroundings for his mother.
The county sheriff’s office was quoted that she could be a “possible drowning victim” as the search-and-rescue operation continued till late night yesterday.
Naya had reportedly rented the boat to go swimming on the lake with her son. The boy was seen wearing a life vest, who safely returned to the boat but Naya Rivera did not, the officers said.
The boy was discovered by the boat rental company.
#BREAKING: After an exhaustive pre-nightfall search in Lake Piru, CA, singer and actress Naya Rivera is presumed dead in an apparent drowning accident Wednesday afternoon. More at 11pm on @ABC7 Eyewitness News. #nayarivera pic.twitter.com/AJCYDbQxWt— Chris Cristi (@abc7chriscristi) July 9, 2020
Naya Rivera had shot to fame with her role in ‘Glee’. She had begun acting at the age of 4 on sitcom ‘The Royal Family’ and made guest appearances on a number of shows, including ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,’ ‘Family Matters’ and ‘Baywatch’.