Police are investigating the discovery of a body in downtown Redding. According to Redding.com the body was found around 6:45 yesterday near the corner of California and Prince Streets. The couple who found it had been smelling something for about a week and tried to figure out what it was. The body was inside of the couples boat and Redding police say the body appeared to be there for several weeks. The body was so badly decomposed that it has not been determined if it's a male or female and what the cause of death was.