CHICAGO (CBS)–One of the state’s longest-serving inmates has been denied parole again.

Chester Weger, 79, is serving a life sentence for 1960 murders of three Riverside women at Starved Rock State Park.

Chester Weger (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

The Illinois prisoner today appeared before a prisoner review board, which voted 7-7–one vote short–of the majority needed for parole.

Today marked the second time the parole board has been evenly divided on his release. All of Weger’s requests have been denied since 1972.