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Crime and mystery have been a part of the arts for centuries because many people find the drama in them complex and entertaining. Here are a few things about mysteries you may not know:
  • A detective is any person who solves mysteries to make a living.
  • The median pay of an investigator is almost $22 hourly in the United States.
  • It is not really feasible for any detective to know the size of a bullet by examining a single wound.
  • Some police departments only require a high school diploma (+ experience) for detective positions.
  • Jack The Ripper is the name given to a string of still unsolved prostitute murders in late 19th century London.
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    Mystery Riddles with Answers To Solve

    Mystery Riddles
    Finding great mystery riddles is a toilsome task to accomplish. Luckily our team has you covered with one of the finest selections of riddles filled with mystery plus their answers that is available.

    We regularly keep this section updated with some of the most riddling crime puzzles that we find in many places, so you can be guaranteed a bit of new fun everytime you visit this site.

    These riddles are also great for use in scavenger hunt activities, and the difficultness of each puzzle varies. There are a good tally of riddles for folks who may be beginners at mystery solving, to a good pick of more advanced puzzles for the high level internet sleuths.

    Think your prepared to find out 'who dun it?' Here's your shot.

    A Woman Was Born In 1975 And Died In 1975 Riddle

    In the given question, it is not mentioned that the given number 1975 is an year.

    So, It could be the hospital room number where she was born and then died at same(1975) room number in some hotel.

    It could be the postal code of the area where she was born and died in the same place at the age 22 years.
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    A Cottage Is Robbed Riddle

    Windows freeze and and get covered with ice from the inside and the neighbor was breathing on them from the outside.
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    A Man Comes Home From Work Riddle

    The Man was Blind so he suspects that his wife is in some danger and thus calls the police.
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    A Woman Is Sitting In Her Hotel Room Riddle

    You don't knock on your own hotel door and the man did.
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    A Man Is Sitting In A House At Night That Has No Lights

    The man is blind and is reading braille.
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    Who Stole The $100,000 Riddle

    The mail guy did it because if he checked between page numbers 1 and 2 page numbers 2 and 3 are opposite sides of one page and could not hold the dollar bill.
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    A Professional Sniper Riddle

    He was being sniped with a BBgun.
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    The Spit Jam Mystery

    The third servant because they said they were dusting the corners of the house, but the house has no corners since it's a circle!
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    Seeing Right Through Me

    A window.
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    Puddle On The Ground

    He was standing on a box with ice in it he threw a match in the hole in the box it eventually melted the ice and made the wooden box collapse
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    Am Room With Windows Riddle

    How he died was he was in a submarine and they were at war with another country and their ship was hit there were four people in there. The bicycles are actually playing card brands and there were three oxygen tanks. the four men bet with cards to see who would get to take one oxygen tank. obviously the man who was dead lost and he was the one who died from lack of oxygen in the sub.
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    Cruise Ship Riddle

    The 3rd person is the "night" (knight)
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    How Did Tom Die Riddle

    He died of a heart attack (all of the deaths are related to a suit in a deck of cards).
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    The Death Of Dave And Brad Riddle

    Both Dave and Brad were given drinks with poisoned ice cubes. Brad drank his drinks so quickly that the ice didn't have time to melt and release the poison.
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    In Many Halls Riddle

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    1. Why did the private eye refuse to share his case files? He didn't want to spill the beans.

    2. When the detective walked into the haunted mansion, he wondered who was dead and who was living. It was a real whodunit.

    3. The thief who robbed the bank was caught when he tried to deposit a bag of coins. Turns out, he had a change of heart.

    4. The missing professor's whereabouts were finally discovered when they followed his trail of breadcrumbs. He was on a research trip to the Gingerbread House.

    5. The magician who vanished on stage baffled audiences for years. Turns out, he was just a master of Alaca-tricks.

    6. The detective assigned to investigate the case of the stolen artwork decided to take a SIESTA. He found the thief just in time for TEA.

    7. The suspenseful thriller movie was so intense, it had the audience on the edge of their seats. It was really a nail-biting experience.

    8. The police officer arrived at the scene of the crime, only to find a banana lying next to the victim. It was a real fruit mystery.

    9. The missing necklace was found in the most unlikely place – inside a box of cereal. The thief must have been feeling pretty cereal about their decision.

    10. The forensics team discovered that the victim had been murdered with a slice of cheese. It was a real dairy tale.

    11. The detective was having a tough time finding clues at the scene of the crime, until he stumbled upon a stray noodle. It was a real pasta mystery.

    12. The detective duo discovered that the suspect had a sweet tooth. They called him the Candy Killer.

    13. The thief's getaway car was found abandoned with a bag of potato chips on the seat. It was clear that they had a chip on their shoulder when they pulled off the heist.

    14. The missing diamond was found at the bottom of a fish tank. It was a real fin-tastic discovery.

    15. The suspect tried to escape by jumping over a fence, but got stuck halfway. The police knew he wasn't going anywhere – he was caught between a rock and a hard place.

    16. The detective walked into a dark and eerie room, only to find a group of ghosts playing poker. It was a real spook-tacular sight.

    17. The police chief was presented with a fake badge, but was able to spot the imposter thanks to his eagle-eyed vision. The fake badge was a real foul play.

    18. The missing person was finally found hiding under a pile of dirty laundry. It was a real thread-ing mystery.

    19. The detective noticed that the suspect had a tattoo of a pineapple on his arm. He knew he had cracked the fruit case wide open.

    20. The detective arrived at the crime scene, only to find that the victim had been killed by a swarm of bees. It was a real buzz-kill of a case.

    21. The thief's fingerprints were found on a jar of peanut butter. That's when they realized, it was a real nutty crime.

    22. The detective knew he was close to solving the case when he discovered a pair of shoes that didn't match the outfit the suspect was wearing. It was a real fashion faux-pas.

    23. The missing artifact was finally found at the back of a kitchen cabinet. The thief must have had a taste for antique utensils.

    24. The detective solved the case of the missing cat when he realized the cat had been hiding in plain sight – under the suspect's coat. It was a real purr-fect mystery.

    25. The detective was at a loss for clues until he found a single toothpick on the floor. He knew he had to find the missing tooth.

    26. The missing person was discovered locked in a candy store. It was a real sweet escape.

    27. The detective traced the hidden message on a piece of parchment paper to an ancient recipe for lasagna. It was a real saucy case.

    28. The thief was caught red-handed with a stolen painting hidden in a stack of pancakes. It was a real flapjack robbery.

    29. The detective discovered that the real culprit behind the missing jewels was a parrot who had swallowed them. It was a real feathered mystery.

    30. The missing family heirloom was found hidden in a tree. It must have been a real family tree.

    31. The detective found a mysterious hooded figure lurking around the crime scene. It was a real cloak and dagger operation.

    32. The suspect tried to deny knowing anything about the stolen watch, but it was clear from the ticking sound in his pocket that he was a real time-troublemaker.

    33. The detective discovered that the ghost haunting the mansion was actually the maid who had been wrongly accused of stealing. She was a real sheet-wearing maid-of-honor.

    34. The thief hid among a group of mannequins to evade the police, but was caught thanks to the detective's sharp eye for detail. It was a real dummy move.

    35. The detective solved the case of the missing diamond necklace when she realized it was hidden inside the purse of a wealthy socialite. It was a real high-society mystery.

    36. The missing person was found inside a snowman. The detective must have been a real frosty investigator.

    37. The detective discovered that the suspect was the owner of a dodgeball team, and had been using their skills to dodge the law. It was a real ball-game for the police.

    38. The missing artifact was found inside a book titled The Secret Garden. The thief must have been a real bookworm.

    39. The detective solved the case of the missing wedding ring when he found it stuck inside a jar of honey. It was a real sticky situation.

    40. The thief disguised themselves as the ghost of the mansion to pull off the heist. It was a real haunting scheme.

    41. The detective discovered that the suspect had been using a fake identity, and was actually a famous Hollywood star. It was a real Hollywood mystery.

    42. The missing document was found inside a fortune cookie. It was a real cookie-cutter case.

    43. The detective found a shoe print at the crime scene that didn't match the suspect's shoes. It was a real sole survivor.

    44. The suspect tried to flee the country, but was caught at the airport thanks to the detective's eagle-eyed vision. It was a real airport chase.

    45. The missing treasure was found inside a pirate's chest. It was a real pirate's treasure.

    46. The detective discovered that the thief had been painting fake masterpieces and selling them as the real deal. It was a real artful dodger.

    47. The missing person was found at the top of a mountain, where they had been hiding from the law. It was a real mountain of a case.

    48. The detective solved the case of the missing jewel when she realized it had been embedded into the suspect's tooth. It was a real tooth and nail investigation.

    49. The thief was caught at the scene of the crime eating a piece of pizza. It was a real slice of evidence.

    50. The detective discovered that the real culprit behind the heist was a group of cats who had been trained to steal. It was a real cat burglar plot.
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