Glee star Naya Rivera, 33, is missing and thought to be dead after her four-year-old son was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru and told the police, "You are swimming, but she has not come back on board."
Actress Naya Rivera is considered dead after her four-year-old son was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru, California on Wednesday afternoon.
Ventura County's sheriff said they were looking for a suspected drowning victim at the reservoir around 1 p.m.
Rivera had just gone into her social media on July 7th and shared a touching photo of her with her son Josey Hollis. "Just the two of us," she said in the mail.
The Glee actress is said to have arrived at the lake and hired a pontoon boat to bring her son on board.
Actress Naya Rivera is considered dead after her four-year-old son was found alone in a boat on Lake Piru, California on Wednesday afternoon
The boat was found around 4 p.m., the child was missing in the victim and the car was still parked at the lake.
According to Captain Eric Buschow, a spokesman for the Venture County Sheriff's Office, the authorities believe that Rivera has "probably drowned" and a search has been launched to locate her body.
A search and rescue team and a helicopter with a drone were sent to the scene to aid the search.
No body was found until 8 p.m.
It is currently unknown how the boy ended up alone or what happened to Rivera.
In 2015, Naya welcomed the son Josey Hollis with the then husband Ryan Dorsey.
Lake Piru is a reservoir in the Los Padres National Forest and in the Topatopa Mountains, which was established in 1955.