Two-year-old Pasco girl found floating in lake

Published March 11 2018
Updated March 11 2018

UPDATE: The child died on Sunday, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.

PORT RICHEY — A 2-year-old girl has been rushed to an area hospital after being found floating in a lake on Sunday afternoon.

The incident is under investigation but believed to be accidental.

According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, which responded to a 12:49 p.m. call, it appears the child was able to get out of the lanai at the home at 10215 Willow Drive with access to a private neighborhood lake.

By the time deputies arrived, the child had already been pulled from the water.

She was then transported to an area hospital for treatment. Authorities said her condition is unknown at this time.

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