Naya Rivera called for help as she drowned

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An autopsy report released on Friday said “Glee” actress Naya Rivera raised her arm and called for help as she boated with her 4-year-old son on a lake in California. Accidentally drowned while doing so.

As reported by the Ventura County Medical Examiner, once his mother had helped him get back on the boat, the boy noticed that the deceased had raised his hand in the air and ‘helped’ and shouted. “The deceased then disappeared into the water.”

Authorities previously said that Rivara accidentally drowned after putting the boy back on July 8 in Lake Peirow, northwest of Los Angeles, on the boat, Josie Hallis Dorsey, but did not mention her shouting for help.

The report states that Rivera knows how to swim well.

The man who leased him a pontoon boat said he rejected a life vest, but he kept a rider anyway.

It turns out that Rivera, 33, had previous problems with vertigo, a recent sinus infection, and a small amount of amphetamine prescribed in his system, but did not identify physical conditions or medications as factors of his death. Of.

Toxicology tests also showed that he had small and therapeutic amounts of the anti-anxiety drug diazepam and had appetite suppressants in his system.

Risa’s son Josie, along with her ex-husband, actor Ryan Dorsey, were found sleeping and alone on a drifting boat later that afternoon.

Five days later, his body was found floating in an area of ​​the lake, which is about 30 feet deep. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said it was most likely that the thick vegetation was trapped underwater before floating on top for several days.

Josie was immediately reunited with her father and other relatives.

The day before his death, Rivera tweeted a photo of the two of them, which read, “Just the two of us.” In her memoir, she called him “my greatest success”, and I would never do better than that.

Rivera died as a lead cast in the fabled TV musical comedy “Glee,” from 2009 to 2015 as a singing and dancing gay cheerleader.

Rivara’s body was found seven years after the death of co-star Corey Monith at the age of 31 from a poisonous mixture of alcohol and heroin.

Another co-star, Mark Sailing, who once dated Rivera, killed himself at the age of 35 in 2018 after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.


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