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Judge to consider disqualifying prosecutors in Greitens case

(Source: St. Louis Police Department) (Source: St. Louis Police Department)

ST. LOUIS (KFVS/AP) - A judge is expected to consider a request to disqualify St. Louis prosecutors from one of the two felony cases against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.

A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in the computer data tampering case against Greitens. In that case, Greitens is accused of obtaining a charity donor list for his gubernatorial campaign without permission.

Greitens also faces a felony invasion-of-privacy charge for allegedly taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, before he was elected.

Defense lawyers asked Judge Rex Burlison to require a special prosecutor in the computer tampering case, citing the use of a private investigator in the earlier case. They say prosecutors knew William Tisaby lied under oath.

Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved. The Associated Press also contributed to this story.

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