Body of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik found in Cayce, SC; investigated as homicide; deceased male found during investigation

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UPDATE CAYCE, SC (WSPA/WJBF) – WSPA

The case is now being treated as a homicide. No arrests have been made.

During the course of the investigation, the body of a deceased male was found in the area, as well. His identity has not yet been released.

Investigators state that there is no danger to the public.

CAYCE, SC (WSPA) – Officials will be holding a second news conference at 1 p.m. in regard to missing 6-year-old girl Faye Swetlik in Cayce, S.C.

The first news conference held by the Cayce Department of Public Safety officials was held Thursday morning at 10:45 a.m.

See this morning’s full news conference below:

Swetlik went missing from Churchill Heights Neighborhood in Cayce on Monday at around 3:45 p.m.

On Wednesday night, officials released new video footage showing two vehicles in the neighborhood during the time Swetlik was last seen. They said tips helped investigators to identify the Chevrolet Trailblazer, but they are still seeking information about the silver vehicle that was seen in the Churchill Heights at the time.

During a news conference Wednesday at Trinity Baptist Church, located at 2003 Charleston Highway, officials stressed the need for people with surveillance video or anyone with any tips about the case to submit them to the Cayce Department of Public Safety.

Shortly after the news conference, City of Cayce officials released a video of the 6-year-old getting off of her school bus on Monday.

Police said Swetlik is a first-grader at Springdale Elementary School.

On Tuesday, Director Byron Snellgrove with Cayce Department of Public Safety said Swetlik recently got a hair and when she was getting off the bus on Monday afternoon, she was wearing a black shirt that had the word “PEACE” on it.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 803-205-4444.

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