The Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A Texas judge has delayed the trial of a Missouri man charged with murdering a pregnant woman, her husband and her son at a Texas Panhandle farmhouse in 2005.

State District Judge Steven Emmert postponed 26-year-old Levi King's trial Monday in Lubbock to await DNA test results.

Defense attorneys had said they couldn't proceed without the results. It's unclear what the DNA tests involved.

Texas prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for King in the deaths of 35-year-old Michell Conrad, her 31-year-old husband Brian Conrad and her son on Sept. 30, 2005.

King was sentenced last year to two consecutive life sentences in Missouri after pleading guilty to killing two women in that state.