The father of a 4-year-old girl has been arrested after she died Sunday.

Deputies were called to a home near Owings Court and Shams Way around 5 p.m. about a possible drowning in Putah Creek.

When first responders arrived, the 4-year-old victim was unresponsive. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The official cause of death has not been released.

Detectives arrested the girl's father, 26-year-old Markeese Carter, on charges including murder, sexual assault, child endangerment, and assault on a peace officer.