“Right here’s an instance of the underwater visibility at a 30-foot depth in Lake Piru,” the Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace wrote alongside a short clip of the muddy depths.
The 33-year-old Rivera disappeared Wednesday in Southern California after renting a pontoon boat together with her 4-year-old son, Josey. The person who rented the vessel to Rivera discovered the boy alone on the boat after the pair did not return to shore.
Authorities are utilizing a wide range of instruments of their seek for Rivera, together with sonar, canine and divers, they mentioned.
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned it believes the actress by accident drowned within the lake, about 56 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Investigators discovered Rivera’s ID and a handbag. Josey, Rivera’s son with ex-husband Ryan Dorsey, was sporting a life jacket. One other life jacket was noticed on the boat, authorities mentioned.
“We don’t know if she’s going to be discovered 5 minutes from now or 5 days from now, so we’re nonetheless going to be persevering with this effort,” mentioned Capt. Eric Buschow, Ventura County Sheriff’s Workplace spokesman, CNN reported.
The Sheriff’s Workplace is working with the Coast Guard and Tulare County searchers within the restoration. Buschow mentioned probers are utilizing side-scanning sonar in water with visibility of solely a few foot. A specially-trained canine can be getting used to alert handlers in the event that they sense a physique beneath the water, the report mentioned.