Lawyer: 10-person capacity on boat that capsized killing 3 children

that the boat's manufacturer says its capacity is 10 people. There were 27 people aboard the boat when it sank. The Gaines family hired Della

OYSTER BAY - that the boat's manufacturer says its capacity is 10 people. There were 27 people aboard the boat when it sank. The Gaines family hired Della to begin looking for answers. He says they are not immediately planning a lawsuit. Meanwhile, some safety experts say overcrowding may have played a role in the tragedy. Police say alcohol and drugs did not.

David's wake will be held at the Brueggemann Funeral Home in East Northport on Saturday and Sunday, with funeral services to be held at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Northport on Monday.

Harlie Treanor's wake will be held Sunday and Monday at M.A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington Station. Her funeral will be held on Tuesday.To watch extended interviews with police and the captain of the capsized yacht, click on iO Extra on Channel 612.

FULL INTERVIEW: Captain of capsized yachtVIDEO: Police press conference on capsized boatOfficials: Yacht capsizes in waters off of Bayville

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

According to police, the woman was in the 1 Suspect sought after robbing nursing home worker in Uniondale
The honors started last night in Hempstead. 2 LIers honor legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Police say a 24-year-old man has been arrested 3 Police: Man left 6-year-old nephew home alone for hours
Long Island's Congressional Democrats led a rally Sunday 4 Congressional Democrats rally to protect health care programs
On top of the Island Marriott, the site 5 Property owner wants to remove ham radio towers from hotel

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE