Actor Naya Rivera Goes Missing & Is Presumably dead?: Glee fame Naya Rivera is reported ‘missing’. The 33-year-old was with her son on a boat ride on Wednesday. However, her son, Josey, was found unaccompanied on the boat by Lake Piru officials.
The sheriff department in Ventura County has lodged a missing person report in favour of Naya, and the search has begun. Let’s get into the details of Naya’s disappearance.
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance
According to Ventura’s officials, Naya rented a boat at around 1 pm on Wednesday in Lake Piru in the Los Padres National Forest, Ventura County. Naya was spending the day with her 4-year-old son Josey on the boat.
The mother-son duo was enjoying by the lake and swimming in the afternoon. When Naya didn’t return the boat, the lake staff searched for it and found it unattended.
However, around 5 pm, the officials found Josey alone on the boat. Josey told that Naya went on a dip but never returned. In the report, the officials said that Josey wore a life jacket, but Naya didn’t.
When asked about Josey’s health, they said:
“He is in good health. The family is going through a very traumatic time right now.”
Is Naya Dead?
Well, as of now there is no confirmation that Naya is dead. However, the officials have assumed that she drowned in the lake. Officials searched via a boat and a helicopter but could not find anything.
As it was almost dark when they found Josey, the police tweeted that they’ve suspended the search for Naya until morning.
Fox LA reported that they found Rivera’s car nearby the lake. They said:
“The child was found asleep on the boat. Their vehicle, a black Mercedes G Wagon found in the parking lot with her (Naya’s) purse inside.”
Co-Actors Pray For Naya!
Last night when Naya’s disappearance and alleged death’s news broke down, Demi Lovato held out hope for Naya’s return. She even told her Instagram followers to pray for Naya. Lovato hopes Naya would return safe and sound.
Rivera broke into the industry with Glee, the musical TV show. Her former co-star Heather Morris said:
“We need all the prayers we can get to bring our Naya back to us… we need your love and light.”
Apart from Morris, several other co-actors put up tweets regarding Naya’s disappearance and concerns about her whereabouts.
We aren’t sure when the officials will find Naya, but we hope she is safe and unhurt.