A 2-year-old girl is dead after she was found floating in a Port Richey lake on Sunday. 

  • Child found floating in lake
  • Child rushed to hospital where she died
  • Sheriff's Office conducting death investigation

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office responded to a residence on Willow Drive just before 1 p.m. 

The child was transported to a hospital where she later died. 

Investigators believe the child was able to get out of a lanai at the residence.

The Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation, but said the incident appears to be accidental. 

No other details were immediately available.