Can you figure out the answer? Read below for the famous Dead Wife Riddle!
STATUS: Solved by Luz. Answer: The third one. The poor lions died of starvation.
STATUS: Solved by Shonda. Answer: The poison was in the ice, as she slowly drank her one drink, the melting ice released the poison.
STATUS: Solved by Shonda. Answer: She shot her husband with her camera and then developed the picture.
STATUS: Solved by Luz. Answer: The maid. There is no mail on Sundays.
More Murder Riddles
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?
STATUS: Solved by Shonda. Answer: The man was guilty because he was watching the jury and not the door, because he knew she wouldn’t be walking in.
Murder Riddles & Answers
A man was found dead in his study. He was slumped over his desk and a gun was in his hand. There was a cassette recorder on his desk. When the police entered the room and pressed the play button on the tape recorder they heard: “I can’t go on. I have nothing to live for.” Then there was the sound of a gunshot.
How did the detective immediately know that the man had been murdered and it wasn’t a suicide?
STATUS: Solved by Shonda. Answer: The suicide tape was rewound by the murderer.
A woman proves in court that her husband was murdered by her sister, but the judge decides that the sister cannot be punished. Why?
STATUS: Solved by Joel. Answer: The sisters are conjoined twins. The guilty one cannot be punished without punishing the innocent one.
A man was shot to death while in his car. There were no powder marks on his clothing, which indicated that the gunman was outside the car. However, all the windows were up and the doors locked. After a close inspection was made, the only bullet-holes discovered were on the man’s body.
How was he murdered?
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