Detective Riddles

Here you find our popular collection of detective riddles and other interesting and fun detective puzzles and brain teasers of all kinds. To solve the puzzles, you have to let your imagination run wild and see beyond logic to find the correct answer!

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A dead body is found at the bottom of a multistory building. Seeing the position of the body, it is evident that the person jumped from one of the floors, committing suicide.

A homicide detective is called to look after the case. He goes to the first floor and walks in the room facing the direction in which the body was found.

He opens the window in that direction and flips a coin towards the floor. Then he goes to the second floor and repeats the process. He keeps on doing this until he reaches the last floor. Then, when he climbs down he tells the team that it is a murder not suicide.

How did he come to know that it was a murder?

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Category: Hard RiddlesTopics: Detective, Murder

A detective who was mere days away from cracking an international oil smuggling ring has suddenly gone missing.

While inspecting his last-known location, officers find a note: 710 57735 34 5508 51 7718.

Currently there are 3 suspects: Bill, John, and Todd.

Can you break the detective’s code and find the criminal's name?

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Category: Hard RiddlesTopics: Detective

What do you call a great dog detective?

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Category: Animal RiddlesTopics: Detective, Dog