Report: Daughter of billionaire David Siegel received hateful texts before death

Victoria Siegel, 18, found dead at Siegel family's Isleworth home


The spokesman for the family of Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel says that hateful text messages Siegel's daughter reportedly received in the hours before her death may have contributed to what happened to her.

Victoria Siegel, 18, struggled with a prescription drug addiction and had just returned from rehab when she was found dead at their Isleworth home on Saturday, according to her family. 

Deputies said they went to the home at 9766 Green Island Cove Saturday at 2:05 p.m. after Victoria Siegel was discovered by the family housekeeper. She was rushed to Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, where she was pronounced dead, according to deputies.

The family's spokesman tells the Orlando Sentinel on Wednesday just before her death, Victoria Siegel got what the family says were a series of "cruel and hateful text messages" and think the messages may have impacted her mental state.

The family tells Local 6 Victoria Siegel they don't know what was in her system when she died, but believe it to be prescription drugs. 

An autopsy was completed on Monday, but the exact cause of death has not been released.

David and Jacqueline Siegel were featured in a 2012 documentary, "Queen of Versailles," that followed them as they built their 90,000-square-foot mansion in Isleworth.