Faye Swetlik: Body of missing 6-year-old girl found

Faye Swetlik: Body of missing 6-year-old girl found

Faye Swetlik, the 6-year-old sc girl who went missing from her family's front yard Monday, has been found dead, and police are investigating her death as a homicide.

Chief Snelgrove said that at this point, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was lending their support in the case because everyone was so concerned about the child.

From: Cayce Department of Public Safety Police in Cayce, South Carolina are actively searching for missing 6-year old girl Faye Marie Swetlik. He said no arrests have been made in the girl's death.

The death of first-grader Faye Swetlik is being treated as a homicide, Cayce Department of Public Safety Director Byron Snellgrove said Thursday.

A second body was found during the course of the investigation in the same neighborhood, according to Snellgrove. "And we understand that you have a lot of questions". She was reported missing by her family after she disappeared from her Cayce home's front yard shortly after getting home from school Monday afternoon.

Thursday, Faye's body was found somewhere in her neighborhood. Officials have not said how she died. Officials said she has a speech impediment and is lactose intolerant.

They encourage anyone with information on the case to call the hotline at 803-205-4444. The chief continued by saying that the little girl was loved by everyone who knew her including her teacher and fellow classmates at Springdale Elementary School, the SRO that works there, and her family.

Gallagher and her friend Suzy Mc Carty pray for a positive outcome in Faye Swetlik’s disappearance
Gallagher and her friend Suzy Mc Carty pray for a positive outcome in Faye Swetlik’s disappearance

Snellgrove said police are treating the case as a homicide.

A deceased male was found during the search, the police chief said, and that the investigation is only beginning. The two vehicles shown were in the neighborhood during the time #FayeSwetlik was last seen.

Asked why Faye's family has not appeared in front of the media, Antley said again the family was cooperating.

Faye's grandmother, Ruth Collins, spoke out after a prayer vigil on her granddaughter's disappearance.

In all, more than 250 law enforcement officers from different agencies are involved with the search Tuesday, officials said. Everyone loves Faye, ' Snellgrove said. "We are looking for even the smallest piece of evidence that could point us in the direction of bringing Faye home".

Foutz and Collins say Faye likes to collect rocks, play outside and take selfies with her family and friends.

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