MURDER RIDDLES

Trending Tags

Fun Facts (Hints)

Here are some facts to consider while attempting to solve these:
  • A murder mystery that remains unsolved is called a cold case.
  • Homicide deaths by firearm are very high in the United States compared to other leading industrialized nations.
  • Detectives dedicate a great chunk of their time to keeping up with records and reports of situations they come across daily.
  • Edgar Allen Poe is said to have been the first major author to write a story based on a fictional detective.
  • According the Bureau of Labor statistics, there are a little over 750k detectives and police officers currently working inside of the United States.
  • Feel free to use content on this page for your website or blog, we only ask that you reference content back to us. Use the following code to link this page:
    Terms · Privacy · Contact
    Riddles and Answers © 2017
    Murder Riddles
    Looking for an entertaining set of murder riddles to do to help pass the time? Our team has searched the internet for the most fun and challenging riddles about murders that can possibly be found and placed them here.

    As the title of this category suggests, these puzzles are all based on murder mysteries.

    This form of riddle is one that was made a huge part of western culture with the help of famous literary works like Sherlock Holmes, and a plethora of movies and television shows that force viewers to try and figure out "Who dun it?"

    Think you're ready to take on some of the best modern murder riddles around? Here's your chance to release your inner detective.

    Be sure to take part in solving these riddles with others to have a bit of group fun. Good luck!

    Kill Me And I Shall Live

    Hint:
    A candle
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    The Bloody Child Riddle

    Hint:
    His mother had a Caesarean.

    A bit of a quibble really but those apparitions did not play fair; Macduff was from his mother's womb untimely ripped. Presumably this was an early Caesarean.
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    The Family Murder Riddle

    Hint:
    We know from (3) that the youngest person was not the victim, from (4) that the youngest person was not the helper and from (6) that the youngest person was not the killer. The youngest person can only have been the witness therefore. If we make up a chart there are now three possible combinations:

    Oldest person (father) H H M

    Next to oldest (mother) V M H

    Next to youngest (son) M V V

    Youngest (daughter) W W W

    (H = Helper ; V = Victim ; M = Murderer ; W = Witness)

    We can work out from (5) that the father was the oldest, from (2) that the youngest person must have been the daughter. Therefore the next to the youngest must have been the son and the next to the oldest, the mother.

    Of three possibilities: the first is impossible (from (3) the youngest person and the victim were of different sexes); the third is also impossible (from (1) the witness and the helper were of different sexes). Therefore only the second possibility holds and the mother was the murderess
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    The Stranger Riddle

    Hint:
    The stranger was a baby and the woman died in childbirth.
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    Killer Bertha Riddle

    Hint:
    Bertha was a hurricane
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    The Sister's Murder Riddle

    Hint:
    The sisters are Siamese twins.
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    The Sound In The Forest

    Hint:
    No, it makes a corpse!
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    A Murderers Drink Riddle

    Hint:
    Cruel-tea.
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    Out For The Movie Riddle

    Hint:
    The wife is a photographer.

    She shot a picture of me , developed it, and hung it up to dry.
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    The Multistory Building Suicide Riddle

    Hint:
    At every floor, the detective had to open the window himself. If the man had committed suicide, then at least one of the windows must have been open. A person who is committing suicide wont close the window behind him. Thus he knows that someone pushed him off the edge and closed the window afterwards.
    Did you answer this riddle correctly?
    YES  NO  

    Post Your Murder Riddles Below

    Can you come up with a cool, funny or clever Murder Riddles of your own? Post it below (without the answer) to see if you can stump our users.
    1  2   3   4   Next ❯