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JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Supreme Court says a woman who had an extramarital affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens must turn over her cellphone for a forensic investigation.

The high court's decision Saturday follows the woman's request Friday to block an order requiring her phone to be examined by a court-appointed expert.

St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison on Friday ordered the woman to produce her phone on Monday. The order came in a criminal case in which Greitens is accused of taking a photo of the woman in a compromising position without her consent. The Republican governor is charged with invasion of privacy.

The charge stems from a sexual encounter they had at Greitens' home in 2015, before he was elected governor. He has denied criminal wrongdoing.

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The woman's attorney had argued that the order is burdensome and invades her privacy.

Burlison said Friday that Richard Callahan, a senior Cole County circuit judge and former U.S. attorney in St. Louis, will serve as a special master over how the phone's contents are downloaded and shared with the defense.

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