An employee of the company that rents the boats found her son unharmed in the afternoon, but only back in the boat. The boy was sleeping. He said that he and his mother had gone for a swim, but she had not surfaced.
Last week the woman was searched with all her might. On Monday her body was found in the lake.
Rivera started her career as an actress and model when she was a child. At the time, she mainly appeared in TV commercials in the US. Rivera is best known for “Glee,” a popular American musical series that aired on Fox between 2009 and 2015. She played the role of cheerleader Santana Lopez and has been seen in all six seasons.