No parent who has just lost their child looks & acts like that. That was not a “brave front” or “composure” or “self control”. Unless this man is a sociopath, there is just no way.
The throes of shock, horror and depression will cause anyone to act in a variety of different ways. What is the appropriate label for someone who criticizes how someone else reacts when they could never know how they themselves would handle such atrocity? It’s called empathy...try it. Someday you may need it too.
For them this would be normal behavior and in the good old days everyone would recognize it as what it is ~ a burial custom of a small but ancient ethnic group.
Billy Blythe, Bill Clinton's gypsy ancestor, died way back in the 1800s and his relatives begged for money to bury him.
I took a look and the reason for the behavior was immediately obvious. Parker is not a socipath, he is clearly a narcissistic personality displaying one of the defining symptoms of narcissism, inappropriate affect.
Read here for a fairly simple explanation of the narcissist's method of dealing with possible emotional pain...
He is a damaged personality, probably has been all his life. The world is full of such people, some of them very successful.
His behavior is not at all indicative of any sort of conspiracy except perhaps to those with no understanding of psychological or mental illness and those who are just kooks who see conspiracy in corn flakes.