Detective Murder Mystery Puzzles: Solve Cases [Answers]

Detective Murder Mystery Puzzles with answers

These riddles are for those who love detectives investigating mystery puzzles. Here many different murder mysteries are given which are investigated by the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. He was successfully able to solve all of these murder mysteries with logic and careful 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. The answers to these Murder Mystery Puzzles are given at the end of this post. please post your answers in the comment box of this post.

Murder in School: Detective Mystery Puzzle

It was the first day in the school when a student was found murdered. There were 4 suspected of this murder. Detective Sherlock Holmes calls each of the suspects separately and asks 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 mail.
If you were a detective then who you will instruct the police to arrest?

Murder at Home: Detective Mystery Puzzle

A man Tom has been killed in his home and detective Sherlock Homes zeros on four suspects who were near to the victim during the time of the murder. Below are the names 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 the 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 arrests one of the four suspects. If you were the detective, to whom would you arrest?

Detective Murder Mystery Puzzle: Murder of a Woman

A Woman was murdered on Sunday morning at her home. There are five suspects. Detective Sherlock Holmes calls each of the suspects in turn and asks 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 in the place of Sherlock Holmes, who will you arrest and why?

Dead Boday Detective Murder Mystery Puzzle

The dead Body of a man lies on the floor with blood oozing out of his head. The dead man has a gun in his hand and a tape recorder on the side of the body. Detective Sherlock Holmes who is Investigator, in this case, plays the tape and the 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 not suicide. Why?

Deadly Vacations Detective Murder Mystery Puzzle

A couple went on a climbing trip. But only the husband Tom returned from 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 was the agent so sure that it was a murder?

Suicide or Murder: Detective Murder Mystery Puzzle

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 at the room Sherlock Holmes examines the room very carefully and he finds tickets for 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?

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Unknown said...

1st question answer maths teacher

Unknown said...

2nd question answer dereb

Unknown said...

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

Anonymous said...

3.butler,why would he clean a closet when he suppose to guard the lady.
4.if it is suicide,the tape recorder will record everything until the police came,also
5.His wife is the agent is declared murder case because,she has a plan to go to another country and she is ready why would she kill herself