"The next step is does he pose a risk to society as a whole," Bailey said. "And if so, he may need to be hospitalized."
Webster expressed concern that Carter might not be receiving mental health treatment at the regional jail and said she wants his case moved along as quickly as possible so he can get treatment.
Carter told the judge he is being kept in isolation and not being given the medications he was taking at the time of his arrest. His attorney said he has been treated in the past for schizophrenia.
The possible sentence for attempted kidnapping in West Virginia is one to three years in prison. Instead, Webster is likely to order him kept at a mental hospital for that time period if she adjudges him not guilty by reason of insanity.
Carter wrote a letter to the Daily Mail after he was returned to South Central Regional Jail, objecting to his re-arrest.
"I was released because I should have been and will be again soon," he wrote.
Carter is also wanted in Tennessee for failing to appear to answer charges there. His attorney said those were driving offenses
Contact writer Cheryl Caswell at cher...@dailymail.com or 304-348-4832.