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2455DFME - Starlette Vining


Name: Starlette Vining
Case Classification: Missing
Missing Since: October 1, 1998
Location Last Seen: Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine

Physical Description

Date of Birth: July 18, 1959
Age: 39 yrs old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'0"-5'7"
Weight: 95-130 lbs
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Unknown
Nickname/Alias: None
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Possible blue eyes. Her weight varied due to the medicines she took and possible drug use.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

It was brought to the attention of the Maine State Police at the end of 2006 that Starlette Vining, who last resided in the town of Presque Isle, may be a missing person.

The investigation shows that Vining last worked at Smythe's IGA in Presque Isle and that she last appeared for work there in October 1998. Vining was described as a dependable employee who just stopped coming back to work, and never returned to pick up her last paycheck. Vining's former husband and her three children, last saw her in 1998 as well.

Vining has had a history of relocating but has never been out of her family's lives for more than a few years at a time.

George Jaime Sr. was convicted of Slarlette's murder. Her body has not beed located. Read the article here.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Maine State Police/Criminal Investigations Division I
Agency Contact Person: Detective Adam Stoutamyer/Detective Sergeant John Cote
Agency Phone Number: 207-764-2072
Agency E-Mail:
Agency Case Number: SPN2006-068062

NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: 6954

Information Source(s)

Maine State Police
Bangor Daily News

Admin Notes

Added:10/31/2007; Last Updated: 6/6/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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