Naya Rivera Missing Person Case Now Deemed A "Recovery Mission"

According to TMZ, Naya Rivera is now presumed dead by authorities and the case has been turned into a "recovery mission".

News broke on Wednesday (July 8) that the Glee actress had gone missing while swimming in Lake Piru with her 4-year-old son. Officials found her son with a life vest on, safe and sound in a pontoon boat but Rivera was nowhere to be found.

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As of 5 am this morning, officials began treating the case as a possible drowning. They used a scuba team, helicopters, and drones to try to find the actress with no luck.

TMZ updated the story around 8:32 am PST, saying "Authorities have just made it clear -- Naya is presumed dead and the search has now shifted from a rescue to a recovery mission. She went missing in water with only 5 to 9 inches of visibility, and authorities say the lake is filled with trees and debris on the bottom. Law enforcement says it typically takes 7 to 10 days for a body to rise to the surface."

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