Actress Naya Rivera, known for her role on "Glee," is believed to have drowned in "what appears to be a tragic accident" while boating with her son on a California lake, Naya Rivera presumed dead, officials say 11:23
Video footage showed that Rivera and her son were the only people to board the boat, Donoghue said. The boy "gave enough information to investigators to conclude that his mother never made it out of the water," although Donoghue did not specify exactly what the boy said.reacted to the news of her disappearance on social media. Actor Harry Shum on Wednesday night wrote, "Praying." Actor Damian McGinty tweeted: "Sick to my stomach. Please pray."
Actress Heather Morris wrote about Rivera on Instagram: "We need all the prayers we can get to bring our Naya back home to us. We need your love and light."
Demi Lovato, who guest-starred on the show's fifth season, wrote: "Please pray for @nayarivera to be found safe and sound."
Rivera, who portrayed cheerleader Santana Lopez on "Glee," was nominated for a Grammy in 2010 as part of the cast who sang a rendition of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin.'" She also won several ALMA awards, a People's Choice Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, according to IMDB.
Days before she went missing, Rivera posted on Instagram about making the most of every day: "No matter the year, circumstance, or strifes everyday you're alive is a blessing. make the most of today and every day you are given. tomorrow is not promised."