A lady phoned 911 Wednesday afternoon from Lake Piru to say there was an emergency — a toddler had been discovered on a ship alone, in line with a recording of the decision launched by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace Thursday.
“We discovered just a little woman within the boat by herself and the mother is nowhere to be discovered,” the lady mentioned calmly, apparently referring to Rivera’s 4-year-old son Josey.
The caller mentioned her husband had been one of many individuals on the scene and had requested her to alert the authorities.
“I’m going to go discover out extra … I’m heading over there proper now,” she mentioned, explaining to the dispatcher why she couldn’t instantly give her extra data.
Authorities consider Rivera, 33, went for a swim in the course of the outing and by no means resurfaced. She is presumed lifeless.
Her son was discovered alone, sleeping on the vessel in his life jacket, by workers of a ship rental firm who launched a search when Rivera was 30 minutes late to return.
A seek for the actress’ stays is ongoing.