Cayce Department of Public Safety Chief Byron Snellgrove says Faye Swetlik, the 6-year-old young lady who’d been absent for quite a long time, has been discovered dead.
His voice trembling, Snellgrove said “it is with extremely heavy hearts we announce we have found the body of Faye Marie Swetlik.”
They said they are regarding this as a crime. Another man was discovered dead in the area also. Right now, the examination concerning that passing is simply starting.
Snellgrove said there is no peril to the network
Cayce DPS Sgt. Evan Antley prior gave an update Thursday on the push to discover Swetlik, who was most recently seen playing before her home Monday evening.
“In a case of this nature, we are leaving no stone unturned,” Antley said. “We are looking for even the smallest piece of evidence that could point us in the direction of bringing Faye home.”
Late Wednesday night, officials discharged a video which incorporated a few pictures of two vehicles. Antley said those pictures were pushed out minutes after they were found. One was a SUV, while the other was a silver car. Antley said they’ve recognized and addressed the driver of the Chevy Trailblazer SUV, yet examiners are as yet looking for data about the silver vehicle.
Cayce officials state they presently can’t seem to recognize the tenant of the car. Officials state the vehicle tenant may have data identifying with the examination.
‘Our Goal stays to bring Faye Home:’ Investigation Latest:
Swetlik was most recently seen around 3:44 p.m. Monday while playing in their front yard at Londonderry Lane in Cayce simply off Highway 302 in the Churchill Heights neighborhood. Cayce DPS Chief Byron Snellgrove said Tuesday that the young lady’s mom was home at the hour of the vanishing.
Antley considered the pursuit the biggest examination they’s at any point been a piece of, and includes his organization working connected at the hip with the FBI and SLED. They included that they’re assembling more video, and it is coming in constantly. Tech specialists are glancing through that video.
“We’ve gone to every door, talked to every homeowner, we’re following up on every house that we have missed,” Antley said.
Individuals who don’t live in the area are being waited. they said they didn’t have the foggiest idea when those limitations would be lifted.
“In the event that we need to hold that area for one more hour, or one more week, we will,” Antley said.
Sgt. Antley said they have towed vehicles, yet couldn’t give any extra data about what was inside those autos. He additionally affirmed they’ve glanced in junk jars, trucks and sent specialists to a landfill off Edmund Highway, yet said that is all piece of being exhaustive.
They’re despite everything attempting to stop bits of gossip about what’s befallen the young lady.
“Rumors that false could potentially divert valuable resources that could bring the girl home,” Antley said.
Examiners said Faye rode the transport home from school and got off close to her home. Officials have discharged another video taken from a transport observation camera existing apart from everything else when the young lady got off the vehicle. They’re requesting that individuals share that video out.
The hunt territory has been extended out past the underlying one-mile span, and has now extended nearly to Interstate 26.
In excess of 250 officials have been a piece of the hunt, going way to entryway, addressing neighbors and looking through the family home. Cayce DPS Chief Byron Snellgrove said they welcomed the FBI to join the hunt, and they are effectively partaking in the inquiry.
Antley said they have an orderly method for getting things done and that is the reason acquiring volunteers would be counterproductive to gathering proof.
Officials had asked occupants with RING doorbells to check their video feed for signs or data about Swetlik. Agents state they’ve gotten a decent reaction from people in general, and they’re taking a gander at recordings and developing leads.
They has additionally been gone into the NCIC database as absent.
‘I Want My Baby Back'” The Family Speaks Out:
Faye’s grandma, Ruth Collins, stood up after a petition vigil on their granddaughter’s vanishing.
“I want my baby back,” Collins said. “We’ve got to find her.”
Collins went to the supplication vigil with other relatives and dear companions.
“We’re worried of course, very distraught, but we have to keep thinking of positive thoughts,” says Monica Foutz, a companion of the family. “We have to keep thinking that they’re going to find her. We’re just waiting on them to do it.”
WLTX’s sister station WCNC Charlotte went to Faye’s dad’s home in Rowan County Tuesday evening. His better half, who views herself as Faye’s stepmother, said they last observed Faye around Christmas time, yet they were really intending to visit their in Cayce, South Carolina this weekend.The sweetheart said they are trusting anybody with video reconnaissance will give it to police, including they likewise trust anybody with data will call the uncommon tip line for the case.
Who is Faye?
Swetlik is a first-grader at Springdale Elementary School. Snellgrove talked Tuesday tad about the sort of young lady Swetlik is.
“Faye is a bubbly, energetic,” they said. “Faye’s teacher loves her, Faye’s SRO loves her, Faye’s classmates love her. When she walks into a room she brightens it up. Everybody loves Faye.”
Snellgrove said the young lady cherishes dresses, extravagant shoes, investing energy with her family, felines, and playing outside.
Foutz and Collins state Faye likes to gather rocks, play outside and take selfies with her loved ones.
“She’s fun, bubbly, loves to color, always has a smile on her face and the prettiest blue eyes you’ve ever seen,” says Foutz. “A smile that would melt your heart.”