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Who was the murderer?

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One evening there was a murder in the home of married couple, their son and daughter. One of these four people murdered one of the others. One of the members of the family witnessed the crime.

The other one helped the murderer.

These are the things we know for sure:

  1. The witness and the one who helped the murderer were not of the same sex.

  2. The oldest person and the witness were not of the same sex.

  3. The youngest person and the victim were not of the same sex.

  4. The one who helped the murderer was older than the victim.

  5. The father was the oldest member of the family.

  6. The murderer was not the youngest member of the family.

Who was the murderer?

posted Jun 26, 2014 by Harshita Dhaliwal

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3 Solutions

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Daughter is the killer. Witness is son(youngest).
Mother is victim.
Father is the helper.

solution Jul 4, 2014 by Double S
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Murderer is Mother, Victim is Son, Witness is Daughter, helper is father. Daughter is youngest member of family. Father is oldest person.

  1. The witness and the one who helped the murderer were not of the same sex.
    Witness is Daughter, helper is father =>True

  2. The oldest person and the witness were not of the same sex. =>True

  3. The youngest person and the victim were not of the same sex. => True
  4. The one who helped the murderer was older than the victim. =>True
  5. The father was the oldest member of the family.=>True
  6. The murderer was not the youngest member of the family.=>True
solution Nov 16, 2014 by Neelabh Singh
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Murder is The father

solution Jul 29, 2016 by anonymous



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