Naya Rivera death: Police say body found in Lake Piru is Glee star

Clémence Michallon
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Naya Rivera’s body has been found, authorities have said.

Officials at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office announced on Monday they are confident that a body recovered earlier in the day at the lake is that of the 33-year-old actor.

Rivera went missing on 8 July after renting a pontoon boat at Lake Piru, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles, with her four-year-old son.

An extensive search and recovery effort ensued to locate the missing actor.

Rivera began her acting career at a young age before rising to international fame thanks to her portrayal of cheerleader Santana Lopez on Glee, which aired on Fox between 2009 and 2015.

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