Memorial set for real estate developer murdered in Center City; suspect charged

PHILADELPHIA (AP/WTXF) -- A memorial service is set for a Philadelphia real estate developer who was fatally stabbed in a confrontation with an Uber Eats delivery bicyclist.

The service for 37-year-old Sean Schellenger will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Radnor High School Auditorium.

Late Friday, 20-year-old college student Michael White turned himself in. He's charged with murder and possession of an instrument of crime in Thursday's stabbing.

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Police say Schellenger was riding with two others in a Mercedes-Benz when a confrontation ensued with White. Police say he pulled knife from his backpack and stabbed Schellenger.

Greg Thompson, a spokesman for White's family, says he acted in self-defense.

He says White kept a knife in his backpack for protection because he delivered food late into the night.

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