This undated file photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP, File)

A judge on Monday delayed for three months a hearing on former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson’s request to toss out his murder conviction in the killing of his third wife after his attorney said he needed more time. 

The former Bolingbrook police officer had appealed his conviction in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

Opening statements are underway in the trial of Drew Peterson, who is accused of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

Jury selection begins today in the murder trial of Chicago suburb police officer Drew Peterson, charged with murdering his third wife in 2004. Elizabeth Brackett reports.