Cynthia Lynn Maine

Maine, circa 1986

  • Missing Since 02/21/1986
  • Missing From San Diego, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 10/20/1959 (60)
  • Age 26 years old
  • Height and Weight 4'11, 125 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A pink and white striped sweater and blue jeans.
  • Medical Conditions Maine was addicted to heroin at the time of her disappearance.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Maine's nickname is Cindy. She may use the aliases Cindy Coleman, Toma Main, Cynthia Lynn Thoma and/or Cynthia Smith. Maine has needle marks on both arms and on the backs of her hands, pierced ears and a cap on one of her upper front teeth.

Details of Disappearance

Maine was last seen at her home in San Diego, California on February 21, 1986, shortly after being released from jail on probation. She went to go see a movie and never returned.

Maine had contact with her mother two days later, but this is the last time she was heard from. At the time of her disappearance she was a prostitute who also worked as an undercover police informant. She had several outstanding warrants for her arrest.

Maine has been declared legally dead, the presumed victim of a homicide. Her case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • San Diego Police Department 619-531-2000

Updated 7 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 23, 2019; clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics updated.