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NEW: Coroner releases autopsy results in Faye Swetlik case

Lexington Co. Coroner Margaret Fisher released results of Faye Swetlik's autopsy Tuesday afternoon

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)–Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher, on Tuesday afternoon, released  autopsy results for six year old Faye Swetlik. Fisher says the cause of death was asphyxiation. Fisher went on to say the six year old’s death is a homicide and that it happened only a few hours after her disappearance. Fisher also said that Faye’s body had been at the…

Happening today: Coroner and Police to update Faye Swetlik case

Lexington Co Coroner Margaret Fisher, and Cayce DPS Director Byron Snellgrove to provide update at 3pm

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)–Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is expected to release the results of six year old Faye Swetlik’s autopsy Tuesday afternoon at 3pm. According to officials,  Cayce Director of Public Safety  Byron Snellgrove will also provide an update. Count on ABC Columbia News to bring you the update online and on air. Fisher also says she will reveal the…

Faye Swetlik found dead, Police investigating as homicide

The investigation continues Friday as Cayce Police work to unravel death of Faye Swetlik.

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)– The investigation continues Friday as Cayce Police work to unravel the death of six year old Faye Swetlik. Cayce Police say the body of the first grader was found Thursday in her Churchill Heights neighborhood. Police also say they found the body of a man in the Churchill Heights subdivision. ABC Columbia’s Tim Scott is live outside…

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…

Lexington traffic stop uncovers drugs, a gun and thousands in cash

(Photo Courtesy: LCSD) Lexington, SC (WOLO) — A woman out of Columbia and a man from West Columbia have been arrested after authorities say they discovered a gun, a large amount of drugs including, more than 12 ounces of Meth and Heroin stashed in different locations inside the car, during a routine traffic stop. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says they…

Police: Fired Airport High Assistant Principal Accused of Sex with Student

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO) —  Cayce Police say a Former Airport High School Assistant Principal will face charges of sexual battery.  A Cayce Police spokesperson released this statement : In a collaborative effort and investigation between the Cayce Department of Public Safety and the Columbia Police Department, Dawn P. Dimmler will face charges of sexual battery in both jurisdictions.  In a release…

Cayce Shooting Suspect in Custody, say Police

CAYCE, SC (WOLO) — Cayce officials say a suspect wanted in connection with an early morning fatal shooting is in custody. According to police, Derrick Davon Sligh is in custody and was captured in Richland County. Police say he is accused of  shooting two people on November 19, 2017 at1709 Stahl Street. One of the victims died. Categories: Local News,…

Cayce Police Need Help Locating Missing Teen

Elka James (Cayce PD) CAYCE, S.C. (WOLO) — Officers with the Cayce Department of Public Safety are asking the community for assistance in locating a missing teenager. Authorities say 14-year-old Elka Makenna James was reported as a runaway by her parents. She was last seen on Sunday January 3, around 8:30 p.m. at her home off of Sunnyside Dr. in Cayce. Authorities describe James as…