Teacher/User Name: DEMO Name:__________________________ Murder Mystery Puzzle Period: ________ Date: ____________

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## Murder Mystery Puzzle

Instructions: Someone was murdered! Use the laws of logic to determine who was the murderer. All suspects are all truthful people (except of course the murderer.) When no name is specified, the subjects are talking about the murdered person. Can you figure out who is telling the truth and who is lying?

Donna Henderson says:
If he slept an average of 8 hours a day then he drank tea and soda.
If he did not have a dog then he was poor .
He was in love.

Elizabeth Mitchell says:
If he slept an average of 8 hours a day then he was not bald .
If he did not have a dog then he did not drink tea or soda .
If he drove to work all the time then he was rich.

Betty Phillips says:
If he slept an average of 7 hours a day then he never skipped meals .
If he drove to work all the time then he did not have a cat named fluffy .
If he did not drink tea or soda then he was in love.

Donna Richardson says:
If he slept an average of 7 hours a day then he skipped lunch on a regular basis.
If he did not drink tea or soda then he skipped lunch on a regular basis.
He was not in love .

Frank Hughes says:
If he liked either peanuts or almonds then he did not have a dog .
If he slept an average of 8 hours a day then he did not like spinach .
If he liked to wear suits all the time then he was not bald .