Faye Swetlik Wiki Biography
Faye was last seen playing in front of the Londonderry Lane home in Cayce, near Columbia, at approximately 3.45 pm. Her family reported her missing at 5 pm, saying they had been searching for her.
Faye – a student at Springdale Elementary School – was last seen wearing a black shirt with neon colors, a flower print skirt and polka dot rain boots. The shirt had the word ‘peace’ written on it.
She was last seen playing in her front yard after getting home from school Monday; today, 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik's remains were found. https://t.co/r3dD2OdD7i
— KFOR (@kfor) February 14, 2020
— FBI Most Wanted (@FBIMostWanted) February 13, 2020
Faye Swetlik Age
Faye Swetlik Nationality
Nationality South Carolina
Director of Public Safety for Cayce
The body of Swetlik, who has been missing since Monday afternoon, was found in her South Carolina neighborhood on Thursday, the same day investigators said the body of an unidentified man was located nearby.
‘It’s with extremely heavy hearts that we announce we have found the body,’ Director of Public Safety for Cayce, Byron Snellgrove said through tears at a Thursday news conference where he spoke for only about a minute and took no questions.
Snellgrove confirmed that the coroner identified the child’s body on Thursday morning.
“This is a fluid investigation, and we are working diligently on it,” Cayce Director of Public Safety Byron Snellgrove said.https://t.co/InKTDzcNQk
— The Post and Courier (@postandcourier) February 14, 2020
6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik has been found dead, according to the Cayce Department of Public Safety. https://t.co/PIuNuNN5mb
— FOX6 News (@fox6now) February 14, 2020
Faye Swetlik Grand Mother statement
Her grandmother, Ruth Collins, has posted several messages on her Facebook page expressing hope that her granddaughter would eventually be found.
‘I want my baby back,’ Collins said at a prayer vigil on Tuesday. ‘We’ve got to find her.’
‘I’m going crazy not knowing where she is,’ Collins wrote in a Facebook post.
‘She’s not the type of kid that will up and walk away… Faye pays attention to her surroundings. We just want to find Faye and bring her home.’
The child’s mother has not made any public statements since Faye went missing earlier this week.
Faye Swetlik investigated as a homicide
The death of 6-year-old Faye Marie Swetlik is now being investigated as a homicide. pic.twitter.com/ytw1pDSr0Q
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) February 14, 2020
RT MissingKids "We are heartbroken at the National Center by this tragic update regarding missing 6-year-old child #FayeSwetlik
A homicide investigation is underway.https://t.co/1T3B7xJ3pv via crimeonlinenews"
— HateThisSite.org (@_HateThisSite_) February 14, 2020
Faye Swetlik More Facts
- The six-year-old’s body was identified by a coroner earlier Thursday morning
- Director of Public Safety for Cayce, Byron Snellgrove, said no arrests have been made but Faye’s death is being treated as a homicide
- It was not clear where her body was found, but police were earlier searching dumpsters and trash cans in the Cayce neighborhood where she lived
- Police also confirmed the body of a man who was also found during the investigation
- Faye was last seen on video on Monday around 2.50 pm getting off a school bus
- The child went missing at 3.45 pm, an hour later, while playing in her front yard