Body found in lake where ‘Glee’ actress Naya Rivera disappeared, authorities say

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(CNN) — A body was found in the southern California lake where the “Glee” lead disappeared. Naya rivera, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office announced in a tweet Monday.

The body, which has not been identified, was discovered Monday morning in Lake Piru.

“Recovery is in progress,” VCSO tweeted.

A press conference is scheduled for 5 pm ET.

Authorities have been searching for Rivera, 33, since Wednesday. That afternoon he had gone to the lake and rented a boat with his 4-year-old son, according to authorities.

Rivera’s son was later seen on the boat, but his mother was nowhere to be found. A life jacket was found in the boat and the boy was wearing another. Investigators found Rivera’s bag and identification, but no other clues in the boat.

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Rivera was presumed dead.

He video The dock shows Rivera and her son as the only two people to board the ship, Ventura County Sheriff’s Sergeant Kevin Donoghue said at a news conference last week.

Detectives have spoken to Rivera’s son and, as a result of that conversation, they do not believe Rivera has reached shore, he said.

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Rivera played Santana López on the Fox show “Glee” for six years between 2009 and 2015, and appeared in almost every episode of the musical-comedy-drama. She was also in the CBS comedy “The Royal Family” and in the comedy film “The Master of Disguise”.

CNN’s Amir Vera and Cheri Mossburg contributed to this report.



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