- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston man tied by DNA to a rape in the city more than 20 years ago has pleaded guilty just before his trial was to start.

Prosecutors say 52-year-old Terry Abercrombie pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated rape and was sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

The victim, then 53 years old, was walking home from a T station in Dorchester in October 1992 when she was dragged into a driveway, robbed of a small amount of cash and raped. She screamed, and a stranger chased away the assailant before losing sight of him.

DNA evidence from the assault was kept and entered into a national database. Abercrombie was linked the case in 2012.


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