Body of missing South Carolina six-year-old found

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In South Carolina, a tragic discovery as authorities say they have found the body of a six-year-old missing since Monday.

The Cayce Public Safety Director made the grim announcement this afternoon. Six-year-old Faye Swetlik disappeared from the front yard of her home not long after getting off the school bus Monday afternoon.

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Her body was found somewhere in her neighborhood today.

Police also say the body of a deceased man has been found in the community.  Cayce Department of Public Safety Director Byron Snellgrove said, “We are now treating this case as a homicide. As this community has been working hard to find Faye and bring her home safely we wanted you to know as soon as possible. During the course of our investigation a deceased male was located in the Churchill Heights neighborhood. That investigation has just begun.”

Police have not said how either Faye or the unidentified man died. They are not directly linking the cases and say they do not believe there is a danger to the community.