10 Crime And Murder Mysteries That Not Even Sherlock Holmes Can Solve! But Can You?

Definitely there is something interesting and exciting about the mysteries and riddles. They attract the brightest minds. For example, Sherlock, with his intelligence, he could have been in the government, he could have become anybody, but he chose the profession of a detective. As a matter of fact, there’s is a detective inside each and every one of us. We all love the thrill of solving a complex riddle or a murder mystery.

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Everyone loves a brain teaser, but not everyone can solve a brain teaser. So are you an intelligent genius who enjoys the thrill of solving complex riddles or are you just a normal average person who hates problems and would give up soon. Are you someone who would like to look at the answer below without even trying to solve the problem? I have asked these questions, these riddles to many people and they all failed to answer correctly. So let’s see if you’re a genius enough to give the right answers.

So all now you have to do is just sit back, relax, and focus on these questions. These questions will inspect your observation, deduction skills. They will check your reasoning and logical abilities. We have provided the answer for every question below. But we hope you’ll first try to solve the problem on your own and not go for the answer directly. When you have given your best and can’t figure out the solution, then you can look at the answers. So good luck and have fun solving these riddles.

So let’s take a look at 10 Crime And Murder Mysteries That Not Even Sherlock Holmes Can Solve! But Can You?

1. Funeral Mystery

A young girl is at the funeral of her mother. The girl meets a young man whom she had never seen before. The girl instantly falls for the guy and wants to be in touch with him. She tries to find the guy, but couldn’t. A few days later, she kills her sister. Why?

2. The Mystery Of The Tape Recorder

A man who was terminally ill, was found dead with a cassette recorder in one hand and a gun in the other. When the police entered the house, they picked up the recorder from his hand and pressed the play button on the cassette. The cassette played the voice of the deceased person, it said “I am done, I have no will left to live, I have nothing in this world to live for. It’s my time to go” followed by the loud sound of a gunshot. The police listened to the entire tape, after the cassette was finished, they were sure of the fact that it’s not a case of suicide, but a homicide. So how did the police know?

3. Murder In The Car

A man and a woman were driving in their car, the car suddenly broke down. They were in the middle of nowhere, the man decided to go and find some help at the nearby gas station a few miles back. Before leaving, he made sure that no one was in the car, he rolled all the windows up, locked the car’s doors. He asked his wife to stay inside the car, but when he came back, he found his wife dead inside the car. and there was a stranger in the car. No damage had been done to the car, so how did the killer murdered his wife?

4. The Dinner Mystery

Two girls ate dinner together. After finishing dinner, they both ordered ice tea. One girl drank the ice tea very fast and drank five of them. While the other girl only managed to drink one in that time. The girl who drank only one died while the other girl survived. All of the ice tea were poisoned. So Why did the girl that drank more ice tea survive?


A very famous chemist was found murdered in his house. After inspecting the crime scene, the police were sure that two people were involved in the murder. They have narrowed down the suspects list to six people; Felice, Maxwell, Archibald, Nicolas, Jordan, and Xavier. The police also found a note near the body which read: ’26-3-58/28-27-57-16′. So who are the killers?

6. The Angel, The Demon, And The Human

There are three people, let’s call them A, B, and C. One of them is an angel, one of them is a demon, and one of them is human. However, there’s no way of identifying or telling which is which just by looking at them. The angel always tells the truth, no matter what. The demon always lies, no matter what. And the human, he does whatever he feels like doing. Sometimes the human tells the truth, sometimes he lies, so any given time he could be either lying or telling the truth.

This is what the three of them say to you:

A person says that he is not a bloody angel.

B person says that he is not a freaking demon.”

C says he is not a human being.

So, who is the angel, who is the demon, and who is the human?

7. The Couple’s Honeymoon Mystery

A couple went for climbing on their honeymoon trip. But only the husband returned from the vacation and said that there was an accident, his wife slipped off and died. However The local police arrested him saying, “Your travel agent called. You murdered your wife! So how did the agent know it was a murder, not an accident?

8. Old Man Mystery

There was an old man who lived alone in a small cottage. On a Thursday morning, the mailman who was delivering letters as usual found out that the old man is murdered. Without wasting any time, he called the cops. When the cops arrived at the house. They found two bottles of milk, Monday’s newspaper, a catalog, flyers, and unopened mail. The police immediately figured out who was the suspect. So how did police figure it out?

9. The Building Mystery

There’s a dead body at the bottom of a multistory building. From the position of the dead body, it is quite evident that the person has jumped off from one of the floors and committed suicide. A homicide detective is called to investigate the case. He goes to the first floor and the detective walks into the room. He stands in the direction facing straight, the direction in which the body was found. The detective opens up the closed window of the room, he then flips a coin towards the floor. He repeats this process until he reaches the last floor. When he comes down, he tells the team that it is a murder not suicide. So how did he know?

10. The Murderer

A detective was working on a murder case and have narrowed the suspects down to three people:

1. The victim’s friend Mr. Rakesh Gupta
2. Victim’s wife “Bhawna”
3. Victim’s Secretary “Jason Kumar”

All three suspects visited the victim on the day of his murder for various reasons. The police found a note near the body with “7B91011” written on it. So who was the killer?

So here are the answers of the mysteries!

ANSWER – She wanted to see the young man again, she was hoping that the guy would show up at her sister’s funeral.

ANSWER – If the man committed suicide by shooting himself while he was recording, then how did he rewind the tape?

ANSWER – The man’s car was a convertible and he had been daft enough to leave the roof open.

ANSWER – The poison was in the middle of the ice.

ANSWER – The numbers on the note correspond to atomic numbers of the elements on the periodic table. Therefore the killers are ‘Fe-Li-Ce/Ni-Co-La-S’.

ANSWER – The second answer is the right one.

ANSWER – The man bought only one way ticket for his wife, but he bought two way ticket for himself.

ANSWER – They suspect was the newspaper guy! As Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s newspapers, were missing.

ANSWER – None of the windows were left open. If the person committed suicide and jumped out, then who closed the window?

ANSWER – JASON Kumar. The numbers are the months of the year. Use the first letter of each month.


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