Mindy Morgenstern Obituary – Death: In September, 2006. The community of New Salem was stunned by news of the homicide death of 22-year-old Mindy Morgenstern, a Valley City State University student, in her apartment. Moe Gibbs, a neighbor in the apartment complex has been charged with her murder.
A TV crew wrapped up filming a one hour docu-series about Mindy Morgenstern in Valley City last week. Television producer Greg Klein produced the segment for the 3rd season of the Investigation Discovery series called Murder in the Heartland. The film crew wrapped up their work last week in Valley City and then went to New Salem, ND to interview Mindy’s mother Eunice over the weekend.
Mindy had been attending VCSU, she was to graduate college in a few months when she was brutally murdered in her off-campus apartment in Valley City, ND. This is a true story of unconscionable grief, faith, love, and perseverance.
Her killer was a local prison jailer called Moe Gibbs, who subsequently turned out to have a history of sexual violence. The poor 22 year old girl was suffocated to death with a belt, and her neck had also been slashed.