Naya Rivera missing body found
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Glee cast and other stars pay tribute to Naya Rivera
Tributes have been paid to actress Naya Rivera, whose death has now been confirmed by US police after missing for days.
The 33-year-old, famous for playing Santana Lopez on Glee, had gone missing during a boat trip in California.
After a long search, divers found her body yesterday prompting an outpouring of love and sympathy from her co-stars.
“She was so independent and strong and the idea of her not being here is something I cannot comprehend,” wrote Glee actor Kevin McHale on Twitter.
“She was the single most quick-witted person I’ve ever met, with a steel-trap memory that could recall the most forgettable conversations from a decade ago.
“She was the most talented person I’ve ever known and I’m furious we won’t get to see more.”
“Rest sweet, Naya. What a force you were. Love and peace to your family,” added Jane Lynch, who played coach Sue Sylvester on the show.
Many of her former cast-mates gathered at the bank of Lake Piru, near Los Angeles, to pay their respects.