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 I didn't do it. (Posted on 2004-11-04)
A terrible crime has been committed and the police round up the usual suspects. During the interrogation of the four men the following accusations and statements are made:

Anderson said "Brimmers did it."
Brimmers said "Dodge did it."
Carter said "I didn't do it."
Dodge said "Brimmers lied when he said I did it."

If only one of the four men was untruthful, which man committed the crime?

 See The Solution Submitted by Erik O. Rating: 1.7273 (11 votes)

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If A did it, A and B are both lying, so A is innocent.

If B did it, only B is lying.  B could be guilty.

If C did it, A, B, and C are lying, so C is innocent.

If D did it, A and D are both lying, so D is innocent.

Conclusion: B is guilty, and a liar.

 Posted by Dustin on 2004-11-04 13:13:40
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