Diversion: Manipulators do not give straight answers to questions. Instead, they steer the conversation onto another topic. This tactic is used to evade being truthful without actually lying. It is also used to divert attention away from their own behavior & redirect attention away from their behavior & redirect it to a flaw - real or fabricated - in their target.
These murder riddles would be fun with older kits on a car trip, camping trip, or anywhere. Probably best with older kids, obviously, given the subject: 11 Murder Mystery Riddles. Can You Solve Them All?