18-year-old daughter of 'Queen of Versailles' couple dies

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that 18-year-old Victoria Siegel, the daughter of Westgate Resorts founder David and Jackie Siegel, has died.

Deputies say Victoria Siegel was found unresponsive at the family's Seagull Island home on Green Island Cove in Windermere on Saturday.

She was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died.

The Sheriff's Office isn't releasing further details of the woman's death, only that a medical examiner will determine what happened.

The Siegel Family rose to fame in the 2012 documentary "Queen of Versailles," which showed the family's financial struggle during the recession while building their Versailles-like home.

A spokesman for the Siegel Family released the following statement regarding his daughter's death:

"The Siegel family is devastated and heartbroken by the loss of their beloved Victoria, age 18. They are hurt, deeply wounded and they are grieving. Victoria was a beautiful spirit with a wonderful smile who was greatly loved, and will be deeply missed.

"Victoria had a history of seizures and was prescribed medication for this condition. Unfortunately she became dependent and struggled with this condition. She voluntarily underwent rehabilitation and was working hard to address this problem.

"The Siegel family was attending a wedding in Park City, Utah over the weekend of June 6th. The family was planning to return to Orlando on Sunday, June 7th to begin a family cruise on the following Monday. At approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 6th, Victoria was found by a housekeeper at the Siegel residence and emergency medical personnel were summoned to the residence. Unfortunately, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful. David and Jacqueline were immediately notified and returned to Orlando the same day.

"While an autopsy has been performed the cause of death has not been determined. It is likely that Victoria ingested one or more drugs prior to her death, however, we cannot determine at this time whether or not the drugs she took were in fact prescribed medication, something else, or where and how these drugs may have been obtained. We will have these answers as the investigation continues and the toxicology report is released.

"The family is deeply appreciative of the outpouring of support that they have received and request that their privacy be respected while they mourn their loss."

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