Just in case if you didn't already know.
Players appearing as red dots on the mini-map after getting a kill, That's why your strategically well planned flanks doesn't always pan out as intended.
Dan Mitre from yesterdays AMA on Reddit.
The "death spotting" (or player appearing as a red dot on the mini-map after getting a kill) is an element that has remained during development, but one that we're investigating whether or not it's truly beneficial to the gameplay experience. As such, we've seen great feedback on this particular item and are looking to remove it in an upcoming update.