Faye Marie Wiki – Biography
Faye Marie was last seen playing in her front yard in Cayce after taking the bus home from school Monday. More than 250 officers and investigators are desperately searching for her.
— Caroline Hecker (@carolinehecker) February 11, 2020
Faye Marie Age
She is 6 years old.
The family told police that Faye got off the school bus at her regular stop near the Churchill Heights subdivision and made it home safely. Around 3:45 p.m., the family noticed she was missing and called police by 5 p.m., police said.
Officials said Faye was last seen wearing a black shirt with the word “PEACE” written in neon colors, a floral skirt and polka dot boots. She has a speech impediment and is lactose intolerant.
According to Antley, Faye, a first grader at Springdale Elementary School, got off her bus on Monday afternoon and safely arrived at her house in the Churchill Heights neighborhood.
He said, Sometime around 3:45 p.m., her family realized Faye was missing.
The FBI has also joined the search,”We’re not sure if she just walked off and is somewhere in the woods or at a neighbor’s house possibly in distress or fallen or something like that,” Antley said Tuesday.
Police were called around 5 p.m. and began a search with more than 100 law enforcement personnel, including K-9s. The number of searchers increased to more than 250 by Tuesday.
Faye was last seen wearing a black shirt with the word “peace” on it. She was also wearing a flower print skirt and polka dot rain boots, according to the Cayce Department of Public Safety. She is 3 feet 10 inches and weighs about 65 pounds.
Faye Swetlik was last seen playing in her yard at 16 Londonderry Lane in Cayce, off Highway 302, after coming home from school Monday.
On Wednesday night, officials released new video showing two vehicles in the neighborhood during the time Faye was last seen. Officials say investigators have yet to identify or interview the occupants and continue to talk to everyone who was in Churchhill Heights.
Officials talked about the vehicles seen in Faye’s neighborhood around the time of her disapearance.
During a news conference Wednesday, Antley said the search has expanded beyond the girl’s neighborhood.
“We are exploring every possibility to bring her home,” Antley said.
The search for Faye is still active.
“We’ve noticed a lot of incorrect information on social media that’s being circulated around and being shared across different platforms,” Sgt. Evan Antley, with the Cayce Department of Public Safety, said. “As law enforcement we are committed to keeping you, our community, informed with timely and accurate information. What does that mean? That means rumors that are false could potentially divert valuable resources from our mission of bringing Faye home.”
The FBI released a new missing person poster Wednesday that shows new photos of Faye.
Found Dead/ Death Cause
Faye Marie Swetlik was the 6-year-old girl from Cayce, South Carolina, who disappeared after getting home from school on Monday, February 10. She was found dead on February 13, the Cayce Department of Public Safety announced.
After Faye’s body was found, police said the case is a homicide investigation. An autopsy will be performed on Saturday, according to the Lexington County coroner’s office.
Faye Swetlik’s Body Was Found In Her Neighborhood; Police Did Not Immediately Share How She Died
Cayce Director of Public Safety Byron Snellgrove announced on February 13, 2020, the tragic news that law enforcement officials had located Faye Swetlik’s body. He was joined by the coroner of Lexington County, Margaret Fisher.
He did not explain how Faye died. Her body was found in her neighborhood, WIS-TV reported.
Police are asking that anyone who has a video security system such as Ring and lives in the Churchill Heights neighborhood to contact law enforcement.
“Faye is a bubbly, energetic first grader,” Snellgrove said Tuesday evening. “Faye loves dresses, fancy shoes, spending time with her family, cats and playing outside. We’ve all been gathered for one thing here today and that’s to find Faye.”
Investigators are looking for two vehicles seen in the neighborhood when 6-year-old Faye Swetlik vanished outside her home in South Carolina.
Police are asking anybody with information to call the dedicated hotline at 803-205-4444.