LITHIA, Fla. -

Authorities in the Tampa Bay area say a year-old boy found floating in an above-ground pool has died.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says Kathen Mayo's parents were preparing dinner Thursday night when they noticed he was missing from their Lithia home.

Authorities tell the Tampa Bay Times that Kathen died at a Plant City hospital.

The medical examiner will determine a cause of death.

As we head into the summer, swimming lessons are vital for children. Local 6 recently showed you how the YMCA is reaching out to the community, encouraging parents to get their kids comfortable in the water. You can watch that story here.