Naya Rivera’s Cause of Death Ruled an Accidental Drowning

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Naya Rivera’s Cause of Death Ruled an Accidental Drowning
The cause of death for “Glee” star Naya Rivera was an accidental drowning, the Ventura County Medical Examiner confirmed Tuesday.

The body recovered from Lake Piru in Ventura County on Monday was confirmed to be Rivera by dental comparison, and a full autopsy has been performed, according to a statement from the medical examiner.

“The autopsy findings are consistent with a drowning and the condition of the body is consistent with the time that she was submerged,” the statement said. The autopsy found “No traumatic injuries or disease processes” and no indication that drugs or alcohol were involved in her test. Samples have been submitted for toxicology testing.

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Rivera was reported missing on July 8 after her 4-year-old son, Josey, was found alone on a boat on Lake Piru,
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