First Sgt. Evan Antley of the Cayce Department of Public Safety confirmed in an earlier press conference that investigators towed two cars from the property where Faye went missing earlier this week. At this time, the investigation into that death is just beginning.
Police in SC on Wednesday released a video of Faye Marie Swetlik getting off a school bus before she went missing earlier this week. Snellgrove said that there is no danger to the community.
"We are now treating this case as a homicide". Talking with everyone who was in #ChurchillHeights at the time Faye was last seen is an important part of our work to bring her home. They also announced no arrests have been made in the girl's death.
Thursday, Faye's body was found at the home of a man who lived in her neighborhood. Possibly in distress or fallen or something like that, ' Snellgrove told reporters. "We're asking everybody questions we're not leaving anybody out".
The child was last seen playing outside her house at about 3:45 p.m. Monday, Her parents reported her missing at about 5 p.m.
It is unclear how Faye died or where and when her body was found.
The neighbor said Faye's mother was also there waiting, and walked Faye back to their house, which is just yards away.
"She's fun, bubbly, loves to color, always has a smile on her face and the prettiest blue eyes you've ever seen", says Foutz.
They encourage anyone with information on the case to call the hotline at 803-205-4444.
Officials said they have found some useful surveillance footage and that Faye's mother, father and her mother's boyfriend have all been cooperative during the investigation.
Antley request that news outlets share the video of Swetlik getting off the school bus before she disappeared.
"We've not ruled anything out", Snellgrove said.
Asked why Faye's family has not appeared in front of the media, Antley said again the family was cooperating. "Her mom was very attentive in watching Faye". Federal Bureau of Investigation agents are also assisting with the search.
In all, more than 250 law enforcement officers from different agencies are involved with the search Tuesday, officials said.
The department also noted that she is lactose intolerant and has a speech impediment.
"Faye loves dresses, fancy shoes, spending time with her family, cats and playing outside".