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Inmate Charged With Murder Files Complaint Over Jail Towels, Meals

Will County Sheriff: This isn't a hotel

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    It hasn't been a comfortable stay in jail for Adam R. Landerman as he awaits trial on double murder charges.

    A Joliet, Illinois, man awaiting trial on murder charges isn't happy with the conditions at the jail he's staying in.

    The Chicago Tribune reported that Adam Landerman, 21, has filed a 15-count complaint asking a judge to fix conditions at the Will County Adult Detention Facility ranging from tiny towels, a lack of variety with the food, poor temperature control, the lack of a barber and high-priced items in the commissary.

    Landerman, the son of a Joliet police sergeant, is one of four people accused of luring Terrance Rankins and Eric Glover to a house last year, robbing and strangling them and then playing video games until police arrived.

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    Landerman's complaint cites jail standards from the Illinois administrative code to argue his case, according to the newspaper.

    He also criticizes the jail for not providing breakfast after 6:30 a.m. and for serving lunch too early.

    Will County Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Ken Kaupas told the Tribune that inmates are treated fairly and that it's not a hotel.

    Alisa R. Massaro, 20; Bethany L. McKee, 20; and Joshua F. Miner, 26, are also charged with of first-degree murder in the case. All four are being held on $10 million bail.