New report reveals tragic details about Naya Rivera's final moments

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  • New details surrounding the death of actor Naya Rivera have been revealed.
  • The 33-year-old drowned during a boating trip with her son in July.
  • A new investigative report said she helped her son back onto the boat and shouted help before disappearing into the water.


A new investigative report has revealed the details surrounding Naya Rivera's last moments with her son, Josey.

The 33-year-old went missing in July during a boat trip with Josey. The four-year-old was later found alone, asleep in the boat.

Her body was found days with the cause of death ruled an accidental drowning.

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According to an investigative report from Ventura County, the two decided to jump into the water shortly after that Naya told her son to get back on the boat, reports CNN.

The report said: "She helped him onto the boat, and he heard his mother shout help she put her arm up in the air and then she disappeared into the water."

The report further confirmed that her death was an accident and that she did not have a history of suicidal attempts. She had vertigo which got worse when she was in the water, but she was considered a competent swimmer.

E! News reports that a rental employee offered Naya a life vest which she declined, but he gave it to her anyway. The life jacket was found in the boat by investigators.

The Glee actress was laid to rest at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park on 24 July.

Naya made her final television appearance as a judge on the Netflix baking reality competition show Sugar Rush.

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