Cynthia Lynn Maine

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Above Images: Maine, circa 1986


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 21, 1986 from San Diego, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: October 20, 1959
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Maine's nickname is Cindy. She may use the aliases Toma Main, Cynthia Lynn Thoma and/or Cynthia Smith. She has needle marks on both arms and on the backs of her hands. Maine has a cap on one of her upper front teeth.
  • Medical Conditions: Maine was addicted to heroin at the time of her disappearance.
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    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. Maine had several outstanding warrants for her arrest at time of her disappearance. She has been declared legally dead, the presumed victim of a homicide. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Diego Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Doe Network


    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 3, 2011; two pictures added, details of disappearance updated.

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