Faye swetlik

“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…

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…

Cayce Community rallies to remember Faye Swetlik

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)–Just days after learning six-year-old Faye Swetlik’s body was found in her Cayce neighborhood, many people have gathered to honor her memory. ABC Columbia’s Tim Scott is live from the Churchill Heights subdivision to tell us how people are celebrating Faye’s life. Over the last few days, hundreds have gathered at a memorial and some have even donated…

Memorial details released for Faye Swetlik

Memorial for Faye Swetlik will be held Friday at 7pm at Trinity Baptist Church

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Caughman Harman funeral home in Lexington tells ABC Columbia they will cover the entire cost of six year old Faye Swetlik’s funeral. According to the Caughman Harman Lexington chapel website, a memorial for Faye will be held Friday at 7pm at Trinity Baptist Church. More information can be found here https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/lexington-sc/faye-swetlik-9040559 There are three Go Fund Me…

Details in homicide of Faye Swetlik: 911 Call released by Police

Police released the audio from the 9-1-1 call that Faye’s mother made when she realized her daughter was missing.

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)– The Cayce Department of Public Safety reveals new details in the murder investigation of six-year-old Faye Swetlik. They identified the man whose body was found near Faye’s Thursday as 30-year-old Coty Taylor. Police also released the audio from the 9-1-1 call that Faye’s mother made when she realized her daughter was missing. ABC Columbia’s Tim Scott has…

Latest Developments in Faye Swetlik case: Police link neighbor, autopsies scheduled

CAYCE, SC (WOLO)– Cayce Police continue their investigation into the homicide of six year old Faye Swetlik. Our Tim Scott has an update from the scene. Cayce Department of Public Safety officials, on Friday, identified the man whose body was found in the same neighborhood as the six year old’s body, as that of 30-year-old Coty Scott Taylor. Police say…

Talking to your kids about a young life taken too soon

It can be tough to cope with Faye Swetlik's untimely death, especially if you have children yourself. It can also be hard to talk to them about the senseless act.

Cayce, S.C. (WOLO) — It can be tough to cope with Faye Swetlik’s untimely death, especially if you have children yourself. It can also be hard to talk to them about the senseless act. “The impact for this family and community will be permanent. But in time, it’s not something they’re going to get over, but it’s something they’re going…