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Partial human remains discovered in Charles River

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State Police are investigating after discovering partial human remains in the Charles River this afternoon, officials said.

The remains were recovered near the Boston University Sailing Pavilion on Storrow Drive at about 12:15 p.m., State Police said.

“The discovered remains do not indicate any ongoing threat to public safety,” said State Police spokesman David Procopio in a statement.

Catalina Gaitan can be reached at catalina.gaitan@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter at @catalina_gaitan.

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