Zachary was playing basketball in Aynor Park with two of his friends on Sunday, August 25, 2013. After playing ball, Zachary dropped off one of his friends at a residence (Murray Johnson Rd., Conway, SC) and the other friend states that he and Zachary then went to a lady’s residence on 7th Avenue in Aynor, SC. They both stayed at that residence until approximately 11:30pm. The friend states that Zachary left alone in Zachary’s vehicle (1996 dark purple/burgundy Chevy Beretta) to get something to eat. He has not been seen since.
Horry County police say they have found the car of missing 19-year-old Zachary Malinowski and that is was burned. His car was found in the woods off of Valley Forge Road near Aynor. Police say the car was “completely burned.”