REDDING, Calif. -

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is investigating a body that was found in the woods west of Redding.  The body was discovered in the 16000 block of Lower Springs Road, off Highway 299W.

The man's body was discovered Tuesday night by the property owner.   The Shasta County Sheriff's Office confirmed the body appeared to have been there for several days, and is being examined by the coroner.