Lexington School District 2 mourns death of first grader Faye Swetlik

Statement from Lexington School District Two regarding the death of Faye Swetlik: We are heart-broken

LEXINGTON, SC (WOLO)– The body of missing six year old Faye Swetlik was found Thursday, officials announced in a news conference around 2 pm ET. The Cayce first grader was enrolled at Springdale Elementary.

Following is a statement from Lexington School District Two regarding the death of Faye Swetlik:

  “We are heart-broken with news of the death of Faye Swetlik, a first-grade student at Springdale Elementary, who went missing earlier this week.  When the school community experiences a tragedy like the loss of a child, it deeply affects all of us.

Below please find information we sent to our families this afternoon. We will not have further public comment or interviews in coming days, as we focus on supporting our Springdale students, faculty and staff.

We thank all of the law enforcement agencies that have worked tirelessly this week to bring Faye home. As this investigation is ongoing, we ask anyone who might have information that would help law enforcement to call the hotline at 803-205-4444.

We ask everyone as well to please keep Faye and those closest to her in your thoughts.”

(Courtesy: Cayce DPS) Officers say Faye Swetlik body found in Churchill Heights Neighborhood 

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