Local authorities became anxious when the rental boat wasn't returned on time and the staff found Rivera' son on board and her auto still parked nearby at around 4pm. While Josey was found wearing a life vest, it is presumed Rivera was not as an adult-sized one was found on the boat.
Police reportedly searched for hours trying to find Rivera yesterday evening and into the night, but the search was eventually called off due to darkness. He told authorities that his mother went into the water for a swim, but never came back up or returned to the boat, TMZreports.
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TMZreports that Rivera's life jacket was found aboard the boat with Josey.
A day back, Naya had shared a lovely photo of the mother-son duo enjoying some downtime with her caption reading as, "Just the two of us". Her son has since been reunited with family members as authorities worked to solve the mystery of her disappearance. "We need your love and light", including prayer emojis. She appeared in 113 episodes of the series and dated co-star Mark Salling, who killed himself in 2018 at age 35 after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. This is a big reservoir, it's deep, these kinds of things happen.
Rivera and the boy's father, actor Ryan Dorsey, divorced in 2018 and share custody of the child, according to the TMZ outlet. The VCSD shared on their Twitter account that they were looking for a possible drowning victim. 'Just the two of us, ' she said in the post. Lake Piru is located about 56 miles north of Los Angeles.