(COLUMBIA, S.C.) — A 6-year-old South Carolina woman who disappeared previous within the week upon getting off her faculty bus was once discovered useless Thursday, and a murder investigation has been opened, government stated.
The frame of a person additionally was once discovered not too long ago in the community the place the kid, Faye Marie Swetlik, disappeared Monday, stated Cayce Public Protection Director Byron Snellgrove.
Snellgrove didn’t instantly supply any proof to hyperlink the 2 deaths, however stated at a temporary information convention to announce the trends that there was once no threat to the general public. He stated no arrests were made within the woman’s demise.
Sean Rayford—APA Cayce police officer blocks an front to the Churchill Heights community Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Cayce, S.C., the place 6 year-old Faye Marie Swetlik not too long ago went lacking simply upon getting off a college bus.
“It’s with extraordinarily heavy hearts that we announce now we have discovered the frame” of the kid, Snellgrove stated, talking for simplest a few minute and taking no questions.
The coroner showed the lady’s demise however has no longer launched the id of the useless guy, Snellgrove stated.
The woman’s disappearance had introduced greater than 250 officials to the community in Cayce, simply around the Congaree River from the state capital of Columbia.
Searchers knocked a couple of instances at the doorways of each and every house in the community. In addition they checked trash cans and a close-by landfill and towed vehicles.
The woman was once closing noticed getting off the college bus Monday. Her circle of relatives found out her lacking about 3:45 p.m. and referred to as 911 after searching for her for roughly an hour, government have stated.
The woman’s mom, the mum’s boyfriend and her father all cooperated with investigators, government stated.
Flyers with Faye’s image had gave the impression in all places Cayce and other people within the house tracked each and every building within the case.
“When she walks right into a room she brightens it up. Everybody loves Faye,” Snellgrove stated. Tuesday “Faye loves clothes, fancy footwear, spending time together with her circle of relatives, cats and enjoying outdoor.”