FBI halts efforts to raise capsized boat until Wednesday

OYSTER BAY - The FBI says it is halting efforts to raise the boat that capsized and sank, killing three children, until tomorrow.

FBI divers from Quantico, Va. had been out in the water since 8 a.m. trying to recover the 34-foot Silverton that lies at the bottom of Cold Spring Harbor.

Officials tell News 12 Long Island - The FBI says it is halting efforts to raise the boat that capsized and sank, killing three children, until tomorrow.FBI divers from Quantico, Va. had been out in the water since 8 a.m. trying to recover the 34-foot Silverton that lies at the bottom of Cold Spring Harbor. Officials tell News 12 Long Island they ran into some challenges while trying to get straps under the boat because the back end is stuck in mud, 60 feet underwater. Once they're able to get straps under the boat, divers will place air bags around the vessel, inflate them and bring the vessel to the surface. Officials hope the boat holds answers as to why the boat capsized and whether there were enough life jackets for all 27 people onboard. Police say 27 people were headed back from watching fireworks in the waters off Oyster Bay when their boat capsized, killing three children who were trapped in the cabin of the yacht. The boat operator, Sal Aureliano, told News 12 Long Island exclusively that they were hit with a rogue wave.Investigators say there could be evidence on the boat that could determine the exact cause of the tragic capsizing. The FBI will resume efforts to recover the boat at 8 a.m. tomorrow. FBI called in to help pull capsized boat out of the waterWake held for boy killed in Cold Spring Harbor boat tragedyLawyer: 10-person capacity on boat that capsized killing 3 childrenFULL INTERVIEW: Captain of capsized yachtVIDEO: Police press conference on capsized boatOfficials: Yacht capsizes in waters off of Bayville

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