Her cousin and best friend Tracey stated she and Leigh enjoyed going to the cinema together, as well as roller-skating and "just hanging about".
According to her aunt, Leigh had wanted to be a veterinarian.
Webster's confession did not match the forensic evidence.
Initially focusing on her sexual assault and murder, media attention later concentrated more on the lack of parental supervision and the drugs and alcohol at the party, and on Leigh's sexuality.
The postmortem also found that Leigh had asphyxial haemorrhages, and multiple injuries to the jaw, ribs, liver and right kidney.
Leigh had neck fingertip pressure injuries, indicating she had been choked before she died, though this was not the cause of death.
Leigh was a Year Eight student at Newcastle High School She had attended three primary schools successively: St Patrick's in Swansea, Hamilton North Public School, and St Peter's in Stockton.
Leigh spent most of her weekends and school holidays with her grandmother at her house in Kilaben Bay.