News | Entertainment
7 Aug 2020 4:40
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • 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."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     06 Aug: Orlando Bloom is hoping his desperate search to find his missing dog has proven to his fiancée Katy Perry how much love he has in his heart
     06 Aug: Ashley James is expecting a baby boy
     06 Aug: Jonathan Cheban has allegedly been robbed at gunpoint
     06 Aug: Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are “very much together”
     06 Aug: Ashley Graham believes “mommy-shaming” on social media is “out of control”
     06 Aug: Chloe Bridges knew Adam Devine was “the one” after their first “disagreement”
     06 Aug: Coco Austin’s dad is still “bound to an oxygen machine” following his battle with coronavirus
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Eight losses on the trot, but Chiefs coach Warren Gatland hasn't lost his sense of humour More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Government's giving 30 million dollars to build a high performance sports hub in Upper Hutt More...



     Today's News

    Golf:
    Jordan Spieth's determined to complete his career grand slam this week 21:57

    Entertainment:
    Orlando Bloom is hoping his desperate search to find his missing dog has proven to his fiancée Katy Perry how much love he has in his heart 21:44

    Accident and Emergency:
    A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on State Highway 1 in Hikurangi, Whangarei 21:17

    Entertainment:
    Ashley James is expecting a baby boy 21:14

    Entertainment:
    Jonathan Cheban has allegedly been robbed at gunpoint 20:44

    International:
    Hiroshima's atomic bomb changed Koko Kondo's life, but so did meeting the man who dropped it 20:27

    Entertainment:
    Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are “very much together” 20:14

    Entertainment:
    Ashley Graham believes “mommy-shaming” on social media is “out of control” 19:44

    International:
    Could we cure coronavirus? 19:17

    Entertainment:
    Chloe Bridges knew Adam Devine was “the one” after their first “disagreement” 19:14


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd