On July 13, Ventura County officials announced that a body that had been found at Lake Piru has been confirmed to be that of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera. She was 33 years old.
On July 8, Rivera was declared missing when authorities found Rivera’s 4-year old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, floating in a Southern California lake alone on their rented boat. The child told investigators that he and his mother had been swimming, but she never returned to the boat.
Naya started in the entertainment world as a child actress, starring in the television show, “The Royal Family,” at just 4 years old. In 2009, Naya starred in the series “Glee,” in the role of Santana Lopez. Rivera was also a singer, signing a deal with Columbia Records in 2011.
Rivera is survived by her son, parents, and brother.