Tragic news as Glee star, Naya Rivera is presumed dead after she went missing on a Southern California lake. Her toddler son who she went on a boat with was found alive, but alone. According to TMZ who spoke with law enforcement sources, her son Josey Hollis Dorsey told deputies his mom had jumped in the water but didn’t come back up. Divers immediately started searching the lake, but found nothing.
Today, authorities are now saying they’re treating the case as a possible drowning and the search has shifted from a rescue mission to a recovery mission. According to TMZ, she went missing in water with only 5 to 9 inches of visibility, and authorities say the lake is filled with trees and debris on the bottom. Law enforcement says it typically takes 7 to 10 days for a body to rise to the surface.
There are more than 80 people currently involved in the search, which is utilizing helicopters, boats, ATV vehicles, ground personnel and special dive teams.
Her son is safe with family.
Naya was also famously known for dating local rapper, Big Sean.
I didn’t watch much of Glee but knew of her and the story is still shaking me up. Prayers to the family.