“Glee” Star Naya Rivera is missing, according to multiple outlets.
The 33-year-old actress, is missing after a boat she had rented on Lake Piru outside of Los Angeles was found with her 4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, aboard it wearing a life vest, but she was nowhere to be found, authorities reported.
Additionally, NBC4 L.A., reported that The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department said it responded to a report of a boy alone on a boat around 4:48 p.m. NBC4la reported that officers on scene found the child, but no information was immediately released about the child’s condition. A dive team and air unit were deployed in response, the VCSD said. The VCSD shared on their Twitter account that they were looking for a possible drowning victim.
Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Eric Buschow told The Los Angeles Times that investigators arrived at the scene around 4:40 p.m. and found a toddler “unharmed,” but were still searching for the mother, who they did not immediately identify. Buschow said of Josey, “He’s in good health… The family is going through a very traumatic time right now.”
The VCSD shared a video on their Twitter account of the helicopter search team conducting a search of the lake and confirming that the missing woman that they were looking for was Rivera. The team said they would continue the search at first light.
— Ventura Co. Sheriff (@VENTURASHERIFF) July 9, 2020
Rivera, 33, and her son went swimming but the actress did not get back on the boat, the sheriff’s department said. The boy had a life vest on but Rivera did not, NBC4 LA reported.
#BREAKING: @Actress @NayaRivera is presumed dead, per @VENTURASHERIFF. The actress/singer and her four year old son were on a rented pontoon boat on #LakePiru and were swimming. The son got back on the boat, his mom did not. He was wearing a life-vest, she was not. pic.twitter.com/sSZ3UmeT2t
— Robert Kovacik (@RobertNBCLA) July 9, 2020
Naya had most recently shared a photo on Twitter of her giving her son a kiss and captioned the snap, “just the two of us.” She posted the photo on July 7.
just the two of us pic.twitter.com/wCunAlGJ1B
— Naya Rivera (@NayaRivera) July 7, 2020
Naya shares her son, Josey, with her ex-husband, “Ray Donovan” star Ryan Dorsey. Ryan and Naya divorced in 2018.
Access Hollywood has reached out to Naya’s rep for comment.
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