Beachgoers debate return to Gilgo Beach for holiday weekend

GILGO BEACH - Many Long Islanders are making plans to head to the shores this Memorial Day weekend, but for some those plans might not include a return to Gilgo Beach.

The beach has been the focus of a serial killer investigation since December, when the first of 10 sets of human remains were discovered off Ocean Parkway. Some residents say that negative attention might send beachgoers to other locations.

Babylon Town Councilman Tony Martinez says he's not worried and doesn't think the case will affect attendance at the beach. Many agree that they won't let the killings take a toll on their plans, but admit that it will be in the back of their minds.

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