Naya Rivera’s family has released a statement in the wake of authorities recovering her body from California’s Lake Piru Monday, confirming the Glee star’s tragic death at 33. ‘We are so grateful for the outpouring of love and prayers for Naya, Josey and our family over the past week,’ the family said. ‘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.’
The family was grateful to authorities for their exhaustive search of the area for the better part of a week in their search for the actress.