Police confirm body found floating in Lake Piru is Glee star Naya Rivera five days after she went missing

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Police have confirmed the body they found in Lake Piru, Ventura County, in Southern California is Glee star Naya Rivera.

The 33 year old had been enjoying a day out with her four year old son Josey before she went missing and was presumed dead.

The TV star's remains were found after more than 100 people, including multiple dive teams and two helicopters, were sent out to look for her.

Now, Ventura Police Captain Eric Buschow has confirmed the body they found was Naya.

"This is an area we've been searching really hard because we believe that's where she was last seen in the water," the Police Captain told reporters.

"I don't know what the depth is where she was found but I'll have to get more details."

Eric also said the boat crews and divers located the remains floating in the water and explained that an autopsy would be conducted at a later time.

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