An autopsy has confirmed Naya Rivera’s cause of death – the young mum and actress died by drowning in Lake Piru.
The 33-year-old’s body was recovered by authorities yesterday, after a 6-day search.
In a report released by the Ventura County Medical Examiner, it’s revealed that Naya’s death was a tragic accident:
“The autopsy findings are consistent with a drowning and the condition of the body is consistent with the time that she was submerged;” the report reads.
“No traumatic injuries or disease processes were identified at autopsy. There is no indication from the investigation or examination that drugs or alcohol played a role.”
The report also confirmed the identity of the body through dental comparisons.
Naya was reported missing on July 8 after her 4-year-old son Josey was found alone in a boat in the middle of the lake.
He’s now in the care of family.
During a press conference, Ventura County Sherriff Bill Ayub said that Josey told investigators his mum helped him back into the boat before disappearing under water.