Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Detective Murder Mystery Puzzles with answers

Detective Murder Mystery Puzzles with answers
From my childhood, I was very fascinated by detectives and their work. Even on TV till date my favourite serial has been of detectives investigating murder mysteries. It is very much fun for me to wear detective shoes and solve the murder mystery puzzles. Here I am giving you a chance to be in detective's shoes and solve many of the murder mysteries. 
Here many different murder mysteries are given which are investigated by famous detective Sherlock Holmes. He was successfully able to solve all of these murder mystery with logic and carefully doing an examination of the clues. While solving these murder mystery puzzles, you have to wear Sherlock Holmes shoes and try to think like him. Let us see how many of these murder mysteries, you can solve without looking at the answers. 
Answers link to these Murder Mystery Puzzles is given at the end of this post. Do post your answers in the comment box of this post.

1. It was the first day in the school when a student is found murdered. There were 4 suspected for this murder. Detective Sherlock Holmes calls each of the suspects separately and ask each of them what they were doing during the time of the murder. Below is the reply of each of them.
Math Teacher: I was in my room giving grades.
Sweeper: I was cleaning the room
Dean: I was in my room all day.
Peon: I was collecting the mails.
If you were detective then to who you will instruct the police to arrest?

2. A man Tom has been killed in his home and detective Sherlock Homes zeros on four suspects which were near to the victim during the time of the murder. Below are name and information of each of  these suspects
James: Tom's best friend
Dereb: Tom's driver
Zalak: Tom's maid
Harry: Tom's Cook
A note is found near Tom's body and following is written on the note.
1st of December, 2nd of February, 3rd of March, 4th of June, 5th of October  
Detective Sherlock Holmes, investigating this case studies this note carefully and immediately arrest one of the four suspects. If you were the detective, to whom will arrest?

3. A Women murdered on Sunday morning at her home. There are five suspects. Detective Sherlock Holmes calls each of the suspects in turn and ask what he/she was doing when this murder happened.
Below are the statements from each of the suspect
Husband: I was watching TV.
Butler: I was cleaning the closet.
Cook: I was preparing breakfast.
Maid: I was getting mails.
Gardener: I was picking vegetables.
Detective Sherlock Holmes immediately orders the police to arrest one of the suspects after listening to the statements. If we're at the place of Sherlock Holmes, to who will you arrest and why?

4. Dead Body of man lies on the floor with blood oozing out of his head. The dead man has a gun in his hand and tape recorder on the side of the body. Detective Sherlock Holmes who is Investigator, in this case, plays the tape and message is
"I am tired of my life and so decided to relieve myself from worldly pains and gunshot"
Detective Sherlock Holmes immediately declares that this is a Murder and no suicide. Why?

5. A couple went on for a climbing trip. But only the husband Tom returned from the vacation and said that his wife slipped off while climbing and died. On investigating this case detective Sherlock Holmes arrested him saying, 'Your travel agent called. You murdered your wife.'
The man did not inform anyone about the trip. Then how did the agent was so sure that it is a murder?

6. A lady is found dead in her room with the poison bottle lying beside her body. Initial investigation suggests that she has committed suicide as traces of poison were found in her blood. However, detective Sherlock Holmes was called to investigate this case. On arriving the room Sherlock Holmes examined the room very carefully and his finds tickets of her air travel for the evening same day and her suitcase packed in her room. He immediately declares that this is a murder case. Why?

Do check out similar Murder Mystery Puzzles as mentioned below
List of Mystery Puzzles and Brain Teasers

1. Crime Detective Mystery Puzzle: Solve the Murder Mystery with famous detective Byomkesh Bakshi.

2. Iced Tea Murder Mystery Brain Teaser with an answer: Can you solve this Ice Tea Murder Mystery Brain Teaser with world-famous detective  Sherlock Holmes.

3. Japanese Ship Murder Mystery Puzzle: Another Murder in the Japanese Ship and you play as a detective to find the murderer in this Japanese Ship Murder case.

4. Dead Wife Murder Crime Detective Mystery Puzzle: This is one of the famous Murder Crime Detective Mystery puzzles. See if you can solve this?

Here is the answer to 4th Brain Teaser Question of post titled "Out of Box Thinking Fun Brain Teasers with answers to Challenge your Mind ".
I have hidden this answer to avoid any spoiler. Do select the text below to read the answer.  
We have to find A-B=?
The answer to this series is Square of A - Square Root of B
So 6-25 = 36 - 5 = 31
and 3 - 81 = 9 - 9 = 0


  1. 1st question answer maths teacher

  2. 3) Maid is the murderer...in those times mails or letter can't be received on Sundays...post offices don't work on Sundays


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