Murder Riddles

Murder riddles tell you a crime story and require you to figure out who committed the murder. If you like murder crime solving work, you will love these riddles.

Frost on Windows

Ben was found dead in his study by Peter. Peter recounted his dismal discovery to the police.

“I was walking by Ben’s house when I thought I would just pop in for a visit. I noticed his study light was on and I decided to peek in from the outside to see if he was in there. There was frost on the window, so I had to wipe it away to see inside. That is when I saw his body. So I kicked in the front door to confirm my suspicions of foul play. I called the police immediately afterward.”

The officer immediately arrested Peter for the murder of Ben. How did the officer know that Peter was lying?

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Charged for Killing Wife

A man is in court for killing his wife. In the closing statements the man’s lawyer surprises everyone when he announces “His wife was just missing. Everyone look at those doors. His wife is going to walk in those doors in about 30 seconds.”

The entire court is silent and the jury stares at the door as the lawyer and the defendant stare at them. After a couple of minutes the lawyer says “See! If you were so sure he killed his wife, you wouldn’t be watching that door!”

The jury goes into deliberation and comes back almost immediately with a guilty verdict. Why did the jury convict him?

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Bottles of Milk, Newspaper, Unopened Mails

An old man lives alone in a flat. Because of his old age, he is not able to move comfortably and hence most of the things are delivered to his home.

On Friday while delivering the mail, the postman felt something suspicious in the flat and tried to look inside through the key hole and he saw a blood filled body of the old man.

The police arrived at the scene. On the outside of flat they found two bottles of warm milk, Tuesday newspaper, some unopened mails and some gifts.

Who killed the old man and how did the police know who to arrest?

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