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A 19-month-old boy who suffered 50 per cent burns when fire swept through his parents' home on the Seacroft estate in Leeds 10 days ago, died yesterday. Jim Cunningham's parents, Michael Cunningham, 25, and Amanda McKenna, 21, were last night charged with manslaughter, wounding and arson, and will appear in court today. Their six-month-old son Billy remains critically ill.