Aug 02, 2020
Fans Celebrate Life Of Naya Rivera At Vigil Nearly A Month After Drowning
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LAKE PIRU (CBSLA) — Fans gathered near Lake Piru on Saturday evening for a vigil in honor of former “Glee” actress Naya Rivera.
The 33-year-old was found dead last month days after she went missing in the lake.
Rivera and her 4-year-old son had been on a pontoon boat and a 911 call was sent out after he was seen sleeping alone on the boat after the boat was due to be returned.
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Authorities believe Rivera began struggling in the water and was able to get her son to safety before she eventually drowned.
Rivera was laid to rest on July 24 in a small funeral service of family and friends, including “Glee” cast members, sources told Entertainment Tonight.
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Boat Explosion Injures 2, Damages 6 Vessels and Dock
Crews responded to Blue Springs Marina on Watts Bar Lake Saturday evening after small explosions were reported on moored vessels, news outlets reported, citing a statement from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said. There was significant damage to the dock and six vessels, two of which sank, the statement said.
A married couple from Monroe County were injured by an explosion in their engine hatch and flown to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, officials said. Their identities weren't released.
Responding wildlife officers went boat to boat to confirm all people were accounted for and to ensure public safety.
The marina offers boat repair facilities and a restaurant, news outlets reported.
Officials continue to investigate what happened.
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