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.
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.