We have 9 mystery riddles that are hard for anyone to guess the answer to, many have tried it but are only able to answer part of it, almost the same as the Bright Side Riddles we have released.
Mystery Riddles consists of a murder mystery, a theft mystery and a prison escape. If you are a detective or have good logic then this might be easy for you. If you are able to answer them then you deserve to try all of our riddles in the riddles list.
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Mystery Riddles About Fraud
A woman named Sarah goes to the police claiming that someone broke into her house and stole her diamond bracelet while she was at work. The policemen investigate the crime scene and notice that the bedroom window is broken. There are muddy footprints all across the bedroom floor. However, the room is otherwise neat and organized.
The following day, Sarah is arrested for fraud. Can you figure out why?
Mystery Riddles about the Murder of Mr. Smith
George Smith was murdered on Sunday evening. There were 5 other people in his house: Mr. Smith’s wife, his personal cook, a butler, a housemaid, and a gardener. They all told Detective Ryan what they were doing that evening:
- Mrs. Smith was reading a book near a fireplace.
- The cook was making breakfast.
- The butler was giving instructions to workers in the living room.
- The housemaid was washing the dishes.
- The gardener was watering plants in the greenhouse.
Right after all the conversations, the detective arrested the murderer. Who was the killer, and how did Ryan find the criminal? The answer is on the back.
Mystery Riddles About Escaping Prison
David is placed in a cell with a dirt floor and only one window positioned so high no one could reach it. The cell is empty except for a shovel. It’s dry and hot in there, but David won’t get any food or drink anytime soon. He has only 2 days to break out of the jail. If not – he’ll die.
Digging a tunnel is not an option because it’ll take more than 2 days. How should David escape the cell?
Mystery Riddle about murdering chemists
A famous chemist was murdered in his own lab. There was no evidence except for a piece of paper with the names of chemical substances on it. On the day he was murdered, the chemist had only 3 visitors: his wife, Mary, his nephew Nicolas, and his friend Johnathan.
The police arrested the murderer right away. How did they know who it was?
Mystery Riddle About Killing Friends
Once on a winter day, John found his friend dead in his own house. John called the police and said that he was just passing by Jack’s house and decided to come in.
He’d been knocking and ringing the bell for a long time, but all was silent. However, he could see the light in the room through a frozen window. He breathed on the iced window glass and saw Jack on the floor.
The police arrested John as the main suspect. Why?
Mystery Riddle About Deadly Pills
A serial killer kidnapped people and made them take 1 of 2 pills: one was harmless, and the other was poisonous. Whichever pill a victim took, the serial killer took the other one. The victim took their pill with water and died. The killer survived.
How did the killer always get the harmless pill?
Mystery Riddle About Murder By Postman
A lonely old man lived in his house in the suburb of a city. He never left the house for long. It was a midsummer Friday when the mailman walked by and called out for the man. There was no answer. The mailman looked into the window and saw him in a pool of blood. When the policeman arrived, he found Tuesday’s newspaper, 2 bottles of warm milk, and 1 bottle of cold milk.
The next day, the killer was arrested. How did the police find out who it was so quickly?
Mystery Riddle About The Murders At The School
On the first day of the school year, a geography teacher was murdered. The police had 4 suspects: the gardener, the math teacher, the coach, and the school principal. They all had alibis:
- The gardener was cutting bushes.
- The math teacher was holding a mid-year test.
- The coach was playing basketball.
- The principal was in his office.
The killer was arrested immediately. Who killed the geography teacher, and how did the police solve the mystery?
Mystery Riddles About The Escaped Prisoner
The detective once had to find an escaped prisoner. He knew that the criminal was hiding in one of these houses. But he had to know the exact address so as not to frighten away the criminal. First, he took a photo of the houses with the help of a drone.
When he looked at the photo, he realized where the criminal was. Where was that fugitive, and how was he found?
Playing mystery riddles can increase reasoning. This is great for adults who have thoughtful jobs. But if you want to try something light, we have Funny Brain Teasers that you can try.