Officials are searching for former “Glee” star Naya Rivera who has gone missing after her 4-year-old son was found floating alone in a rented boat on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon. Her son is reportedly unharmed and told police that he and his mother were swimming, but she never returned to the boat. The Ventura County sheriff’s department stated a search and rescue operation was underway and will continue on Thursday morning. The 33-year-old actress is suspected to have drowned.
Rivera is best known for portraying Santana Lopez on the Fox series “Glee” from 2009 until 2015, during which she was signed to Columbia Records, releasing released the single “Sorry” with rapper Big Sean.
The missing person at Lake Puru has been identified as Naya Rivera, 33, of Los Angeles. SAR operation will continue at first light. @VCAirUnit @fillmoresheriff @Cal_OES pic.twitter.com/bC3qaZS3Ra
— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) July 9, 2020