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(From The Northern Echo)
Byline: Mark Tallentire
A RAPIST who went unpunished for more than two decades was starting a sixyear prison sentence last night after justice finally caught up with him.
Neil Haigh attacked and raped a woman who was walking to a Sunday morning service at Durham Cathedral on September 20, 1987.
Despite a major police investigation, Haigh was only arrested last November following a cold case review.
A DNA sample taken from the woman's clothing was found to match Haigh's, which police had on file following a drink-driving offence.
Sentencing Haigh, 44, of Park Avenue, Coxhoe, County Durham, at Durham …