Inmate wants compensation after not receiving dental floss - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Inmate wants compensation after not receiving dental floss

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - An inmate at the Palm Beach County Jail has filed a civil complaint against the sheriff's office for not providing dental floss.

Our news partners at the Sun-Sentinel reports 22-year-old Joel Flores voiced his concerns in a handwritten letter saying dental floss is a part of everyday hygiene.

Flores is demanding the jail provide the item to inmates, and he wants compensation for pain and suffering.

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