Faye swetlik

Bright pink bench, playground dedicated to Faye at Springdale Elementary

It’s been more than a year since the tragic disappearance and death of 6-year-old Faye Swetlik, when she went missing from her home in Cayce in February 2020. Sunday would have been Faye’s 8th birthday, so her teachers at Springdale Elementary School helped dedicate brand new playground equipment and a bright pink bench in memory of the bright and happy first grader.

Police, community honoring life of Faye Swetlik

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Springdale Police will honor the memory of Faye Swetlik with a dedication ceremony tonight at 7 p.m. at the Felton C. Benton Park on Platt Springs road. According to authorities, a tree will be planted and a bench dedicated to honor Faye, who was killed in February this year. Police ask that those attending wear bright colors…

“It will be a different world without you” teacher of 6 year old Faye Swetlik says in emotional post

(Courtesy: Cayce DPS) Columbia, SC (WOLO)— Morgen Sightler, a teacher at Springdale Elementary school had only been teaching Faye for 7 short months, but in that time, the two created a bond that is evident in a post the educator placed on her personal Facebook page. That message, resonating with thousands of others leading to more than 5 thousand shares…

Cayce DPS: Evidence suggests neighbor abducted, killed Faye Swetlik

Lexington County Coroner says Faye's death was a homicide caused by asphyxiation

CAYCE, S.C. (WOLO) –New details have been revealed on the cause of death for both six-year-old Faye Swetlik and a man found yards away from her body. Cayce Director of Public Safety Byron Snellgrove says evidence points to Coty Taylor, 30, killing Faye just hours after she was abducted last week. Authorities found a polka dot rain boot and a…

Cayce hosts Community Candlelight Vigil Honoring Life of Faye Swetlik

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)– The City of Cayce hosted a Community Candlelight Vigil Honoring the Life of Faye Marie Swetlik. The vigil, Tuesday afternoon at 5:30pm, included a Moment of Silence and the Lighting of Candles. Mayor Elise Partin delivered the opening message. Also on hand for the Candlelight Vigil, were Hope Vrana, Principal of Springdale Elementary, where Faye was enrolled….

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…