News | Entertainment
20 Jan 2021 10:47
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Naya Rivera's family says heaven has gained a "sassy angel" as they thanked fans for their love and prayers

    The 'Glee' actress tragically died after a boating accident in Lake Piru, California and her family have spoken for the first time to thank the teams that tirelessly searched for Naya and those who had had the actress and her family in their thoughts


    Her manager Gladyz Gonzalez told Deadline in a statement on behalf of the family: "We are so grateful for the outpouring of love and prayers for Naya, Josey and our family over the past week. While we grieve the loss of our beautiful legend, we are blessed to honour her everlasting legacy and magnetic spirit. Naya was an amazing talent, but was an even greater person, mother, daughter and sister. Thank you to the men and women of the Ventura, Tulare, and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Departments for your commitment and unwavering effort to find Naya. We extend endless gratitude and ovation to the heroine who found her. Thank you to her friends, colleagues, and fans for your continuous support. Heaven gained our sassy angel. We kindly request that our privacy be respected during this very difficult time."

    On Tuesday (14.07.20), Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Naya's cause of death was drowning.

    The Medical Examiner’s Office said in a statement: "The circumstances and visual characteristics all indicated that the body was that of Naya Rivera and the identity has been confirmed by dental comparison. The body has been x-rayed and a full autopsy has been performed. The autopsy findings are consistent with a drowning and the condition of the body is consistent with the time that she was submerged. No traumatic injuries or disease processes were identified at autopsy."

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     20 Jan: Katie Price wants her son Harvey to get to know his father Dwight Yorke
     20 Jan: Jamie Lynn Spears has called Tesla a "secret cat killer"
     20 Jan: Anna Friel is “ready” to “fall in love”
     20 Jan: Liv Tyler felt "fear , shame and guilt" after being diagnosed with Covid-19
     20 Jan: Prince Harry's friend says he is "heartbroken" about his rift with the royal family
     20 Jan: Gal Gadot felt “like a God” when she had her children
     20 Jan: Ferne McCann has revealed she wants to “settle down” and have more children
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The Super Bowl will have a woman on board its officiating team for the first time More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    It appears many Kiwis are not interested in rural work More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price wants her son Harvey to get to know his father Dwight Yorke 10:40

    Law and Order:
    The days of electric vehicle drivers over-staying their welcome at charging stations in Christchurch, are numbered 10:27

    Entertainment:
    Jamie Lynn Spears has called Tesla a "secret cat killer" 10:10

    Soccer:
    Hosts Leicester have a 2-nil lead over Chelsea approaching half-time in their English Premier League football match 10:07

    International:
    Lady Gaga, an absent Donald Trump and troops on the ground: Get ready for an unusual presidential inauguration 10:07

    Politics:
    Fixed interest rates may have reached rock bottom, say economists 10:07

    Politics:
    An Auckland couple have been sentenced on 65 charges relating to tax evasion 10:07

    Health & Safety:
    As the UK's coronavirus crisis worsens, London's mortuaries struggle to keep up 9:46

    Entertainment:
    Anna Friel is “ready” to “fall in love” 9:40

    Business:
    It appears many Kiwis are not interested in rural work 9:36


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd