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New details on missing South Carolina 6-year-old girl found dead

Man’s body also found

From: Cayce Department of Public Safety 

Police in Cayce, South Carolina are actively searching for missing 6-year old girl Faye Marie Swetlik.  

Faye got off her bus on Monday afternoon and arrived home to her house in the Churchill Heights Neighborhood, Cayce Department of Public Safety Sergeant Evan Antley said.  Antley said Faye got off at her normal bus stop, which is close to her home, adding her family knows she made it home, but sometime around 345pET her family realized she was missing.  Antley did not give any detail about who was home in the afternoon, saying it was all part of the developing investigation.  Police were called around 5pET and began a search with over 100 law enforcement personnel, including K9ís.  

During a press conference on Tuesday morning, Lexington County Sheriff Captain Adam Myrick said they are going to stop everyone going in and out of the neighborhood today.  They will also do door to door knocks on Tuesday.  

City of Cayce Spokesperson Ashley Hunter asked that anyone in the Churchill Heights Neighborhood where Faye was last seen, to contact law enforcement if their homes are outfitted with any home security systems, like Ring. 

A Facebook post from the Cayce Department of Public Safety says Faye has strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing polka dot boots and a black t-shirt.  Faye is a 1st grader at Springdale Elementary School.
From: Cayce Department of Public Safety Police in Cayce, South Carolina are actively searching for missing 6-year old girl Faye Marie Swetlik. Faye got off her bus on Monday afternoon and arrived home to her house in the Churchill Heights Neighborhood, Cayce Department of Public Safety Sergeant Evan Antley said. Antley said Faye got off at her normal bus stop, which is close to her home, adding her family knows she made it home, but sometime around 345pET her family realized she was missing. Antley did not give any detail about who was home in the afternoon, saying it was all part of the developing investigation. Police were called around 5pET and began a search with over 100 law enforcement personnel, including K9ís. During a press conference on Tuesday morning, Lexington County Sheriff Captain Adam Myrick said they are going to stop everyone going in and out of the neighborhood today. They will also do door to door knocks on Tuesday. City of Cayce Spokesperson Ashley Hunter asked that anyone in the Churchill Heights Neighborhood where Faye was last seen, to contact law enforcement if their homes are outfitted with any home security systems, like Ring. A Facebook post from the Cayce Department of Public Safety says Faye has strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes and was last seen wearing polka dot boots and a black t-shirt. Faye is a 1st grader at Springdale Elementary School. (CNN)

CAYCE, S.C.UPDATE

Investigators say they found a man dead inside his South Carolina home shortly after finding an item from a missing 6-year-old girl inside his trash can. Faye Marie Swetlik disappeared Monday while playing in her front yard after getting off the school bus in Cayce. Her death is being investigated as a homicide, although details about how she died have not been released. Cayce Police say the girl’s body was found Thursday in the woods, and police think it was put there after investigators found the evidence inside the trash can of a neighbor, 30-year-old Coty Scott Taylor.


UPDATE

The body of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik has been found and her death is being investigated as a homicide, according to WIS-TV.

The body of a man has also been found near Faye’s body. Authorities have not said if his death is being investigated as a homicide and have not said if his death is connected to Swetlik’s. His identity and age have not been released.

Authorities say that Swetlik’s body was found close to where she was last seen.


ORIGINAL STORY

Authorities in South Carolina are searching for two cars that were caught on camera leaving the neighborhood of missing 6-year-old Faye Swetlik.

Police say these two cars were seen leaving the neighborhood during the time Swetlik was last seen.

Investigators have not been able to identify or interview the drivers, so they’re relying on information from people who live nearby.

Faye was last seen in her yard Monday afternoon after she got off the school bus.

Anyone with information is urged to contact this number: 803-205-4444.